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Allensville (KY) Emancipation Celebration

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For more than 123 years, on or around August 8, the Allensville community has been celebrating the Emancipation of African Americans. About 200 people attended the celebration in 1992. For more see "Kentuckians celebrate Emancipation Proclamation," The Evansville Courier, 08/10/1992, Metro section, p. A4.

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NKAA Source: Evansville courier & press (newspaper)

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“Allensville (KY) Emancipation Celebration,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed November 18, 2017, http://nkaa.uky.edu/nkaa/items/show/1391.

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