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African-American Heritage Walking Tours

  • From: Sep 02, 2017 – Nov 04, 2017
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • Lancaster City Visitor Center
  • 38 Penn Square
    Lancaster, PA 17603
  • Times: Two tours: 11:00am & 2:00pm
  • Admission: See event listing
  • Phone: (717) 291-4758

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: bounty hunters' offices; Black businesses on Penn Square; site of the Elite Hotel; Thaddeus Stevens & Lydia Hamilton Smith Historic Site; Trinity Lutheran Church; Lancaster County Courthouse; Saint James Episcopal Church; site of the Lancaster Train Station; Shreiner¬ Concord Cemetery; Fulton Hall/Old Jail; and Central Market.

Tours available first Saturdays through November 2017.

  • September 2, 2017 - 11:00am & 2:00pm
  • October 7, 2017 - 11:00am & 2:00pm
  • November 4, 2017 - 11:00am & 2:00pm

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 recommended).  No reservations needed. Tickets only available 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).

Pricing:

  • Adult - $8
  • Senior (62+) - $7
  • College Student - $5
  • Youth (6-18) - $2
  • Under 6 - FREE

 

 

African-American Heritage Walking Tours
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  • Lancaster City Visitor Center
  • Recurring monthly on the 1st Saturday
  • 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