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  • Juneteenth Freedom Walk presented by the Seacoast African American Cultural Center

    Celebrate Juneteenth side-by-side with others of goodwill by walking from Kittery, Maine to the African Burying Ground in Portsmouth! 

    Meet at the John Paul Jones Memorial Park on the Kittery, Maine side of the Route 1 Memorial Bridge. Walkers will gather by 9 a.m. begin the 0.8 miles at 9:30 a.m. to the Burying Ground, located at 386 State St., Portsmouth led by The Leftist Marching Band.

    This walk is hosted by The Seacoast African American Cultural Center, Green Acre A Baha’i Center of Learning, in Eliot Maine, Seacoast NAACP, North Star Amezion Church. 

    Parking for those participating in the walk is available at Kittery Walk-in Care, 35 Walker Street, as well as wheelchair accessible parking spots across Hunter Ave by the Warren’s Lobster sign. 

    If you rather join after the walk the group will meet at the African Burying Ground at 10 a.m. You can enjoy African drumming, THE HEALING RHYTHM OF THE DRUMS, presented by the Black Heritage Trail.