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Tour a Historic Black Community

Tour a Historic Black Community

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:1 ticket
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm a lifelong history enthusiast, with black American history my focus, passion, and heritage. As "Black History Maven," I host a history and culture social media site. And in more than a decade of work in arts administration, I've led countless continual learning programs and compelling African American interest events for libraries, historic sites, and museums. I'm a member of the Association…
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What we’ll do

In Philadelphia's Seventh Ward, a historic African American community, black lives have always mattered. Discover the stories of those who fought for equal rights in this vital American locality. Far from the city's familiar tourist sites, you'll explore an authentic part of town, one of classy rowhomes and funky boutiques; artsy mosaics and a storied black past. This hip, eclectic…

What else you should know

The tour is rain or shine, but I'll modify, shorten, or possibly cancel if weather would affect your experience. If you'd like a date/time that isn't listed, reach out! If I can accommodate, I will!

What I’ll provide

Entrance fee
Mother Bethel A.M.E. Church will receive a donation for each visiting guest, which is included in the Saturday daytime tour price.

What to bring

Water
sunglasses (weather appropriate)
comfortable shoes
umbrella or rain jacket (weather appropriate)

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Where you'll be

We'll see the church in which the oldest African Methodist Episcopal congregation in the nation worships, and weekend guests will tour inside. We'll stand outside the home where an Underground Railroad conductor shuttled hundreds to freedom and on the spot where a civil rights martyr died. We'll see one of the best schools in the country, which only taught African American students; as well as other important locations marking black history.

Upcoming availability

If you don’t see availability for the time you are looking for, you can .
Thu, 29th Aug    From 18:00 to 20:00.
£22 per person
10 of 10 spots left

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Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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

Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 2 and up can attend.

More tips

The tour is rain or shine, but I'll modify, shorten, or possibly cancel if weather would affect your experience. If you'd like a date/time that isn't listed, reach out! If I can accommodate, I will!
Kalela
history walk
Tour a Historic Black Community
14 reviews
From £22/person
14 reviews
From £22/person