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The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour
June 29 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Association of Philadelphia Tour Guides (APT) is offering a discounted tour The Black Journey: African-American History Walking Tour on Wednesday, June 29, 10-11:30 am (approximately) with Mijuel Johnson.
Learn about the history of colonial Black Philadelphia while soaking in the fullest array of our nation’s most important and historical monuments and sights. Take a journey to Congo Square, visit the unmarked graves of free and enslaved victims of the yellow fever epidemic. See where the Fugitive Slave Act was passed in 1793. Hear about Martha Washington’s enslaved handmaiden who emancipated herself and about others who traveled along the underground railroad. Learn about the Old London Coffee Shop where humans were inspected and sold into slavery.
The cost for APT members is $20/person, a reduction from the usual $35 tour price. The tour will run with a minimum of 10 participants and a maximum of 20. The start point for the tour is at 6th and Market Streets, just off the steps of the entrance to the Independence Visitor Center. Please contact Mike Teti to register for the event.