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Celebration of Freedom Takes Place Saturday in Des Moines
DES MOINES, Iowa – An annual celebration of freedom will bring thousands of people to one metro park this Saturday. Juneteenth takes place at Evelyn K. Davis Park. Organizers expect about 5,000 people. Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration that commemorates the announcement of the abolition of slavery on June 19th, 1865.