National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
                         Celebration of Freedom


Virginia recognizes Juneteenth as a State Holiday or State Holiday Observance through a Bill, House Resolution, Senate Resolution or Joint Resolution

Del. Frank D. Hargrove, Sr. - 804-698-1055 (passed 2007)

Del. Frank Hargrove, R-Hanover,
speaks on the floor of the House
during the session at the Capitol
in Richmond, Va., Monday.

Boston Globe Newspaper
Va. lawmaker who said blacks should 'get over' slavery
proposes celebrating Juneteenth

Associated Press    January 23, 2007

Hargrove proposes resolution to celebrate end of slavery
The Daily Progress    January 23, 2007


Proposed Virginia Juneteenth
State Holiday Observance Resolution