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Gloucester’s 2020 Pocahontas celebration to be held virtually

Gloucester County will again be celebrating the life and legacy of Pocahontas throughout November, but in a virtual fashion.

A series of videos incorporated into this year’s Virtual Celebration will be found on local channel 48, the Gloucester Parks Recreation and Tourism’s website ( and on the county’s YouTube channel beginning Saturday at 10 a.m.

The first Pocahontas Celebration was held in Gloucester in 1994 as a one-time event. Twenty-five years later, it was re-imagined and an annual celebration was launched in 2019. Last year’s celebration included various demonstrations, tribal dancing, educational activities for students and more.

“Like everything this year, our celebration is different,” said Katey Legg, Gloucester’s Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director. “We may not be celebrating in person, but we are pleased to be able to bring you virtual content that educates, inspires and fascinates.”

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