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African American History Tour of Memphis - Overview Tour

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    The Civil Rights Movement and African American History is a very big part of Memphis. On this 2.5 hour tour, we will take you on a journey through Memphis to see some of the most historical sights connected to periods of slavery through the civil rights movement.  This will be an eye-opening, enlightening as well as entertaining tour that will be sure to stay with you. 

    On this tour you will see some of the most memorable sites Memphis has to offer such as:

    Slave Haven, a site that documents the history of the underground railroad.

    The National Civil Rights Museum/ Lorraine Motel, this is where they trace the history of the civil rights movement from its roots to the present.  

    Historic Mason Temple,  where on April 3rd, 1968, a day before his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous last speech.  Then there is

    Beale Street, which is known as the Negro Main Street, U.S.A. and officially named "home of the Blues."

    There is so much more to Memphis than downtown and we want to show you all of it.  Along this journey we will show you compelling neighborhoods like Uptown, Pinch, District, South Memphis, Soulsville and the Edge and so many more additional historical landmarks.
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    Departure Point
    TN Welcome Center
    Duration
    2h 30m
    Inclusions
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    Exclusions
    • Food and drinks
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • 2 person minimum required.
    • Dress code is smart casual
    • This tour does not stop for guests to visit museums. Visits can be made at your leisure on your own. We will drive by sites with narration.
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    I was in Memphis for a festival and had been searching all over to find a tour for black history. I couldn’t find anything, and someone I met at the hotel bar said they were taking a tour that day with a Tour of Possibility....More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank girlonthegogo
    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for this awesome review! It was our pleasure. Thank you for choosing A Tour of Possibilities. We also thank the person who recommended us!

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Miss Jackie was on time and very friendly.The sites and information were great,Miss Jackie gave the tour a touch of class and humor.My daughter and I learned a great deal about the Memphis african american history.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank NorthStar61851
    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for sharing your experience with A Tour of Possibilities. We appreciate you!

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    I’m so impressed. I was born in the ‘60s on the west coast so my actual experience is nil. This tour was wonderful. Miss Jackie is truly knowledgeable and showed us places we never would have seen or visited. Thank you, Miss Jackie 😊

    Thank christinewX6078PY
    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for this great review! I will definitely share this with Miss Jackie❣️

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This was such a great tour. "Miss Jackie" had me in information overload. This two hour tour was so worth the money.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank neceepb
    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for choosing A Tour of Possibilities. So glad you enjoyed your journey. I will share this with Miss Jackie!

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    This tour was informative, fun, and hopeful. The wonderful guide Queen weaved historical and contemporary information in way that made us appreciate the city and the people that call it home.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank Kevin H
    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you! I’m not a native Memphian but I have come to appreciate this city I now call home by sharing its richness with others. “👑”

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    Hattie M
    18 July 2019|
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    Response from Carolyn M | Property representative |
    I am so sorry for my delay in responding to your question. This is a driving tour.
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    MariaNagorski
    29 March 2019|
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    Response from Glenda R | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know if that will be too late to reschedule
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    Tourist09046082239
    14 March 2019|
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    Response from Gary R | Reviewed this property |
    I asked the owner via email and she said yes, the tour does offer a senior discount.
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