Juneteenth Parade

By Veronica Dietrich | vdietrich@kamr.com

Published 06/21 2014 04:30PM

Updated 06/21 2014 09:23PM

Juneteenth celebrations continued this weekend.

The annual Juneteenth Parade started early on June 21 at the New Hope Baptist Church.

The celebration comes, from June 19, 1865 when union soldiers arrived here in Texas, announcing the end of the Civil War.

The parade is part of Amarillo's week long Juneteenth celebrations.

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