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The Black Journey: An African-American History Walking Tour of Philadelphia

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US$ 35.00
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What to Expect
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Pass By: Independence Hall, Chestnut Street between 5th and 6th Streets, Philadelphia, PA 19106

Congress Hall

Old City Hall

First U.S. Supreme Court Building

American Philosophical Society Museum

Library Hall

Thomas Jefferson Garden

First Bank of U.S.

Second Bank of U.S.

Carpenter's Hall

Independence Square

Washington Square

Tomb of the Unknown Revolutionary War Soldier

Bicentennial Moon Tree

John Todd House

Bishop White House

Dock Creek

Merchant's Exchange

City Tavern

Guided tour will also identify the former locations for a number of historical locations of importance including:

Philadelphia Prison Site

Benjamin Rush House Site

Quaker Meeting House Site

Quaker School Site
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Important Information
Departure Point
Independence Visitor Center, 599 Market St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
Departure Time
2:00 PM
1h 30m
Return Details
Benjamin Franklin Museum, 317 Chestnut St, Philadelphia, PA 19106, USA
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 35 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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I enthusiastically recommend this tour, as I learned facts I had never been taught in school, or even heard of. I appreciate Philadelphia much more now, and I'm sure you will too. Book it!
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The tour was amazingly conceived. As we walked past our independence history we discovered that there was a parallel black history. It opened my eyes even more to the horrors of slavery but also the triumphs of the black leaders in that time. Well done, well researched. Raina
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Raina was an excellent tour guide. This is a labor of love for her, & it shows through the extensive research she’s done to create the experience. The tour is the perfect amount of time (1.5 hours) & walking (1.5 miles) & gives what Raina calls (& I agree) a “nuanced”
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Raina is the tour guide and did an excellent job. The tour started at the visitor center and that’s where Raina greeted me with her awesome personality. She’s very knowledgeable in what she is doing. Learned a lot about African American history in Philly that you don’t learn
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