African American History in Philadelphia Tour

What to expect
  • Discover Philadelphia's African American heritage during a three-hour, guided walking tour
  • Gain insights into the city's prominent African American leaders and movements from a local historian
  • Visit sites with strong ties to the African American community, including Mother Bethel Church, Washington Square Park, Independence Hall, and more
  • Enjoy an immersive and educational experience while stretching your legs and exploring the city
Looking to brush up on your African American history while in Philadelphia? You've picked a great place to learn, as you'll find out on this three-hour walking tour!

Alongside an historian, you'll explore the neighborhoods of Society Hill and Old City, beginning with a visit to the first African American Episcopal Church, Mother Bethel. Then it's on to Washington Square Park, Independence Hall, and the President's House -- which will all serve as backdrops for discussions of the historical significance of African American Philadelphians.

A wide range of topics will be discussed on the tour by your scholarly guide, including religious freedom, community organization, education, Abolitionism, and war.

So, don't forget your walking shoes ... and your thinking cap!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity and a 6 person maximum. Please inform vendor of any mobility concerns
Key Highlights
Price $85.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Cancellation notice must be provided at least 48 hours in advance in order to receive a 85% refund.

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