Alexandria African-American History Walking Tour

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USD1700

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Learn all about Alexandria’s African-American history and cultural heritage on this guided walking tour of the city. As you explore the streets of Old Town, your guide will share stories of the individuals who lived there, from enslaved tavern workers to the abolitionists who led the fight for freedom.

Highlights

Explore important landmarks of Alexandria’s African American history
Meet in front of the historically notable Barrett Library
Gain new insight on famous Alexandria sights like Gadsby’s Tavern and Market Square
This information-packed tour lasts around 1.5 hours

Itinerary

Discuss the lives and duties of the enslaved that worked at Gadsby's Tavern
Discuss the abolitionist work of Edward Stabler
Discuss the history of slavery on the Market Square site

Inclusions

English-speaking guide

Exclusions

Entry into Historic Alexandria Museums

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.