Emancipation Day Celebrations

Over the weekend of Nov. 3-5, programs celebrating Maryland Emancipation Day will be offered at Button Farm Living History Center and Montgomery Parks sites including Oakley Cabin, Woodlawn Manor Cultural Park, Harper Cabin, and Josiah Henson Park. Details can be found on our Calendar page.

Montgomery Parks Emancipation Day flyer

On Saturday, Sandy Spring Slave Museum will celebrate with tours, music & dance performances, a screening of “Community Cornerstones,” and more!

Sandy Spring Slave Museum flyer

On Sunday, Button Farm is featuring cooking demonstrations by Chef Ben Ritter from Poolesville’s Watershed Cafe based on recipes in HM’s “African American Heritage Cookbook.”

Button Farm flyer