The Coos History Museum and Alonzo Tucker Task Force Committee comprised of many local organizations and individual partnerships is hosting it’s first ever Juneteenth Celebration. Join us for a Special Edition Tuesday Talk, the installation of the Equal Justice Initiative Historical Marker for Alonzo Tucker, and a Free Day at the Coos History Museum with many opportunities to get involved and celebrate.
- June 15, 6:30–8 p.m. Learn about what Juneteenth is all about including the history behind it, the importance and significance of it, and how it is celebrated today.
- June 19, 10–11 a.m. Witness the unveiling of the Equal Justice Initiative Historical Marker acknowledging the lynching of Alonzo Tucker in Coos Bay, Oregon and lynching throughout United States history.
- June 19, 10 a.m.–5 p.m. Participate in our Juneteenth Celebration community word cloud to mark your participation in this inaugural event.
- June 19, 11 a.m.–5 p.m. Experience a free day at the Coos History Museum and grab a Juneteenth Celebration take-home kit to learn, play, commemorate, and celebrate with family and friends.