On this 2-hour African American History tour, we will be your "conductor" and take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical times from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement and beyond. There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown, so we will even journey through some of our interesting'neighborhoods.
The Civil Rights Movement and African American History is a very big part of Memphis. On'this 2-hour tour of African American History, we will take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical times in slavery right through the civil rights movement. 'This will be an'eye-opening, enlightening as well as entertaining tour that will be sure to stay with you.'
On this tour you will see some of the most memorable sites Memphis has to offer such as: Slave Haven, a site that documents the history of the underground railroad. The National Civil Rights Museum/ Lorraine Motel, this is where we will trace the history of the civil rights movement from its roots to the present. 'Historic Mason Temple, 'where on April 3rd, 1968, a day before his assassination Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous last speech. 'Then there is Beale Street, which is known as the Main Street of Black America and officially named "home of the Blues."
There is so much more to Memphis than downtown and we want to show you all of it. 'Along this journey we will show you compelling neighborhoods like Uptown, Pinch, District, South Memphis, Soulsville and the Edge and so many more additional historical landmarks.