National Juneteenth Observance Foundation
                         Celebration of Freedom

                         

Virginia
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)


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


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

Associated Press    January 23, 2007

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

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Proposed Virginia Juneteenth
State Holiday Observance Resolution