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Juneteenth Underground Railroad Freedom Ride
June 17 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Buffalo Soldier Riders MC, along with the Orange County American Legion Riders, Buffalo Soldiers Association of West Point, Motorcyclepedia Museum, and The Motorcycle Channel, are sponsoring a ride on Saturday, June 17th, to commemorate America’s long, hard, and never-ending road to freedom.
The ride will trace the path of the Underground Railroad into Orange County, New York, starting in Port Jervis, through Goshen, to Newburgh. After a break to view the Buffalo Soldiers exhibit at the Velocipede Museum in downtown Newburgh, the final leg of the ride runs into Highland Falls to join the town’s Juneteenth parade and community celebration.
Meet at the Erie Depot in Port Jervis no later than 8:30; kick-stands up (KSU) at 9:00. Or meet at the Velocipede, 109 Liberty Street, Newburgh at 10:00; KSU at 10:30.
Go to the Buffalo Soldiers MC West Point, NY Facebook page for more information.