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When: Monday, June 10, 2024 at 9 a.m.
Where: Meet at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral | 415 W. 13th St., Kansas City, MO 64105

Juneteenth Kansas City Tour

On Monday, June 10, The Diocese of West Missouri will have a Juneteenth Celebration! People are invited to join us for a tour around Kansas City to visit black historical landmarks.

The group will plan to meet at Grace and Holy Trinity Cathedral at 9 a.m., with the bus scheduled to leave at 9:30 a.m. From there, we will stop by three landmarks. Afterwards, the group will return and have a late lunch in Founder’s Hall. The cost is $15 per person for lunch.

1st Stop: Black Archives of Mid-America
Horace M Peterson III Building
1722 East 17th Terrace Kansas City, MO 64108

Black Archives

Black Archives of Mid-America. Image from Wikipedia.

2nd Stop: Levi Harrington Historical Marker
1031 Summit Quality Hill
Litany of Lament at the Site of a Lynching

Levi Harrington Memorial

Levi Harrington Memorial. Image from

3rd Stop: Garrison School in Liberty
502 N Water St.

Garrison School

Garrison School in Liberty, Missouri. Image from Wikipedia.

4th Stop: Fairview Cemetery in Liberty
101 E Kansas St.
Late lunch back at Founder’s Hall following the tour.

Garrison School

Garrison School in Liberty, Missouri. Image from Wikipedia.

Register by clicking the button below. Registration closes on June 5, 2024.


Other Juneteenth Events

St. Joseph, Missouri will also be hosting a Juneteenth celebration on June 16 and 18 at the St. Joseph museum.

June 16: Juneteenth Picnic | 1 p.m.
Enjoy a picnic with the local community. There will be bounce houses, a petting zoo, pades and dominoes tournament, and live music by the Gospel Choir and Sherri Brown.

June 18: Juneteenth Gala| 5:30 p.m.
Attend a gala in honor of Juneteeth.

For a full list of events, or to learn more, visit

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