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African-American Heritage Walking Tours

  • Starting: Oct 01, 2016
  • Lancaster City Visitor Center
  • 38 Penn Square Lancaster
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Times: 11:00am and 2:00pm
  • Phone: (717) ­291­-4758

Don't miss the last African-American Heritage Walking Tour of 2016! Learn about Lancaster's abolitionists, Underground Railroad agents, religious leaders, and entrepreneurs as you visit 12 historical sites and properties with African­-American heritage. Visit sites such as: black businesses on Penn Square; site of Elite Hotel; Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton Smith Historic Site; Trinity Lutheran Church; Lancaster County Courthouse; Hamilton Club; Saint James Episcopal Church; site of the Lancaster Train Station; Shreiner­ Concord Cemetery; Fulton Hall/Old Jail; and Central Market.

Two tours will be offered at 11:00am and 2:00pm. Tours depart from the Lancaster City Visitor Center at 38 Penn Square, Lancaster. Tours are safe & easy and take 60-­90 minutes (comfortable walking shoes recommended). Tickets can be purchased in advance from the City of Lancaster Office of Promotion or as a walk-­in, day of at the Lancaster City Visitor Center.

For more information, please call 717-­291­-4758.

Parking available for a fee at local, downtown garages.

African-American Heritage Walking Tours
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  • Lancaster City Visitor Center
  • Don't miss the last African-American Heritage Walking Tour of 2016! Learn about Lancaster's abolitionists, Underground Railroad agents, religious leaders, and entrepreneurs as you visit 12 historical