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The Black Journey: African-American History Tour

Saturday, 02 Oct 2021 @ 2:00 PM Past Event
The Black Journey: African-American History Tour
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Beyond comparison the most exciting and fact-filled 90 minute adventure offered in Philly, this tour teaches you about the history of Black Philadelphia while soaking in the fullest array of our nation's most important and historical monuments and sights. With a focus on the city's early history, Black Philadelphia Walking Tour will bring to light every detail of Philly's Black past. Hear about Black America’s role in the history of the nation's foundation. Take a journey to Congo Square, visit the unmarked graves of free and enslaved victims of the yellow fever epidemic, learn about the Quaker school where both Black and White students were educated together and other locations you will visit first hand. See where the Fugitive Slave Act was passed in 1793. Hear about Martha Washington’s enslaved handmaiden who emancipated herself and others who traveled along the underground railroad. Learn about the Old London Coffee Shop where humans were inspected and sold into slavery. Walk in the footsteps of enslaved people, abolitionists, slaveholders and founding fathers. Hear about prominent early African-Americans. Beyond question, this is the most in-depth, authentic, and entertaining tour offered on the eastern sea board.
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