New York City is the birthplace of the modern gay rights movement and this tour celebrates the accomplishments, historical landmarks, and heroes that have impacted the entire world.
Private or Group | Highlights of Harlem Walking Tour
Tour Type: Private & In-person
Duration: 2.5 – 3 Hours
Harlem has been called the cultural capital of Black America for its artistic, literary, and political influences on American society.
This tour explores the stories of the heroes and heroines whose contributions had a powerful impact on New York City. These are the stories of abolitionists, suffragists, civil rights activists, literary giants, jazz legends, religious leaders, and educators who worked to improve the lives of their fellow citizens and created a legendary cultural renaissance.
Sites viewed include the Apollo theater, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Hotel Theresa, Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building, Harriet Tubman Memorial, and much more.