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history walk

Walk MLK's district with a historian

history walk

Walk MLK's district with a historian

54 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Tickets
Hosted in
English
history walk

Walk MLK's district with a historian

history walk

Walk MLK's district with a historian

54 reviews
Paused until 30 April. To protect the health of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.
Duration
2.5 hours
Group size
Up to 10 people
Includes
Tickets
Hosted in
English

What you'll do

This unforgettable Atlanta History Tour of the Old Fourth Ward tells the story that Atlanta changed the world. This isn't just about Martin Luther King, Jr., but about the people and places who inspired him, as well. You'll see: - beautiful Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the notable artifacts in the King Center - visit Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement - share entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders in Atlanta - take in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge - interact with our unique and fun sticker brochure while on your tour - understand the impact of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and the Civil Rights Movement - get in-depth insights from an Atlanta historian who can guide you through the story of our amazing city You won't want to miss this experience, walking with the founder of Atlanta's most popular walking tour company.

Your host

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Sarah

Hi! We are the storytellers at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours (Google us!). We are professional, passionate, and knowledgeable tour guides. Akila writes and speaks regularly about Atlanta history and Dr. King's connection with food, and you can buy her book, A Culinary History of Atlanta! Joy has been an Atlanta tour guide for three years and is passionate about Dr. King's connection with music and the church. Margaret has been an Atlanta tour guide for two years and loves speaking about Dr. King's work with voting rights and the poor. Jennifer has been an Atlanta tour guide for two years and, in her day job, focuses on creating legal programs for the poor, very much in line with Dr. King's work. Emily is an Atlanta actress by night and tour guide by day and loves focusing on Dr. King's social justice work.

What's included

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Walking tour with an Atlanta historian. [Please keep in mind that this is a 1.7 mile walk with lots of standing, so if you…

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Where you'll be

We will visit the King Historic District and walk the streets where Martin Luther King Jr. lived, worked, and played. We'll see the exterior of his birth home, the interior of his church, his office building, and many more important locations to the civil rights movement. This is a neighborhood that changed the world and our guests walk away surprised by how much there is to see in just 1.5 miles.

This experience is available starting May 01, 2020

To protect the health and safety of our community, all Airbnb Experiences are paused until 30 April 2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19). Visit the Help Centre for the latest updates before you book.

Things to keep in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase, or at least 7 days before the experience starts.

Communication policy

Always communicate through Airbnb. To protect your payment, never transfer money or communicate outside the Airbnb website or app.

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests of all ages can attend. Please keep in mind that this is a walking tour with a 1.7 mile walk, and lots of standing, so please contact us if you have any physical limitations or are unable to stand or walk.

What to bring

A bottle of water and an umbrella, in case of rain.

More tips

We do our best to keep your tour on schedule but sometimes run late. Please contact us if you have any difficulty walking. We operate rain or shine Call us at 470-223-2203 if you are running late.

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Walk MLK's district with a historian
54 reviews
From £34/person
54 reviews
From £34/person