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TCI: Celebrate Emancipation Day at Cheshire Hall Plantation

#Providenciales, July 29, 2019 – Turks and Caicos

Emancipation Day: On this very important day in the history of our people, the Turks & Caicos National Trust is bringing the community together.

OPEN DAY at CHESHIRE HALL PLANTATION

On Thursday, August 1st, Cheshire Hall Plantation Historic Site will be open for tours to locals and residents for FREE. The Plantation will be open from 9 am to 12 pm.

Walk through the trail and celebrate the 185th anniversary of the British Imperial Act of 1833, when “An Act for the Abolition of Slavery throughout the British Colonies” went into effect.

CELEBRATING OUR YOUTH on EMANCIPATION DAY

Under the Theme ‘Unearthing the Ancestors:  Celebrating Our Youth of the Turks and Caicos Islands”

The Turks and Caicos National Trust and The Turks and Caicos National Museum, partners with the Edward Gartland Youth Centre to present the following activities: ‘Mock Archaeological Dig’, poetry, short stories, music, and craft – all highlighting the History and Cultural Heritage of the Turks and Caicos Island.  

Activities start at 10: 00 am and ends at 1 pm.

For more information, please contact the Turks & Caicos National Trust at (649) 941-5710 or send an e-mail to info@tcnationaltrust.org.

Release: TCI National Trust

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