August African American Heritage Walking Tour

August African American Heritage Walking Tour

  • August 5, 2017
  • 38 Penn Square, Lancaster, PA
  • 11am & 2pm
  • Adults $8 | Youth (6-18) $2 | Other Price Points Available
A guide gives tours as part of the African American Heritage Walking Tours.

Learn about Lancaster’s abolitionists, Underground Railroad agents, religious leaders, and entrepreneurs as you visit 12 historical sites and properties with African American heritage. Tours are led by the African American Historical Society of South Central Pennsylvania.

Two tours will be offered on Saturday, August 5 at 11am and 2pm. Tours depart from the Lancaster City Visitor Center at 38 Penn Square in Lancaster. Tours are safe & easy, and take 60-90 minutes. Comfortable walking shoes and weather appropriate clothes are recommended.

No reservations needed. Tickets available only at the Lancaster City Visitor Center on tour days. For more information, please contact Randy Harris (717) 808-2941 or Leroy Hopkins (717) 224-7030.

*NEW* In collaboration with Bright Side Opportunities Center, a 20-passenger bus will be available to take tour participants to each site. Priority will be given to parents with children under 6 and for seniors (62 years or older) who may not feel comfortable or able to walk the 1.5 mile route. Seating is available first come, first served. Persons interested in taking the bus must make a reservation for said bus no later than end of business day on Thursday, August 3. To place reservations, please call Mary Betts at (717) 393-6743.

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