A New Birth of Freedom Stories of Emancipation

1711 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
1711 Dandridge Avenue
Knoxville, TN 37915
(865) 522-8661
  • Date(s): June 19, 2021 to August 7, 2021
  • Event Times: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM with tours starting on the hour.
  • Price: Free. Donations encouraged.
  • Location: Mabry-Hazen House and Bethel Cemetery

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Join Mabry-Hazen House on Saturday, June 19th, 2021 for special tours to commemorate Juneteenth. Mabry-Hazen House will share stories, objects, and research related to the historic house museum, local enslaved communities, and their stories of emancipation. Visitors will learn about the lives of African-Americans connected to Mabry-Hazen House, their achievements and struggles, and the various ways they gained their freedom. From self-liberation to the 13th Amendment, “A New Birth of Freedom: Stories of Emancipation at Mabry-Hazen House” will explore the different methods enslaved people broke down the oppressive institution of American chattel slavery and fought to gain their personal liberty.

The museum will open from 10am – 3pm and tours will start at the on the hour (10:00, 11:00, 12:00, 1:00, 2:00). Admission is free, but tours are limited to twelve (12) visitors per tour. Reservations are encouraged and donations are appreciated. These tours will also be conducted on Saturday, August 7th, 2021 in commemoration of Eighth of August. To reserve a tour, please visit www.mabryhazen.com/events/emancipationday or facebook.com/mabryhazen

A New Birth of Freedom Stories of Emancipation