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History Walk- African American History: Black Excellence In Downtown Columbus

April 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

 

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Tour historic sites in downtown Columbus as Chuck Yarborough, a nationally-acclaimed U.S. history teacher from the Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science, offers insights into local African American history. From Gleed’s Corner to Catfish Alley, downtown sites reveal Black men and women achieving excellence in the face of historic obstacles. Known for empowering people through historical inquiry, Chuck Yarborough’s tour is one you don’t want to miss!

EXPERIENCE

Highlights

  • Be inspired by success stories of men and women who achieved
    excellence in the face of historic obstacles
  • Subject-specific expert-guided tour
  • Historically based interactive experience

Full Description

Chuck Yarborough is a nationally-acclaimed U.S. history teacher from the Mississippi School of Mathematics and Science. Having received numerous awards for innovative research/performance programs, Chuck empowers people through historical inquiry—transforming archival research into relevant community resources. Tour historic sites in downtown Columbus as Chuck offers insights into local African American history. From Gleed’s Corner to Catfish Alley, downtown sites reveal Black men and women achieving excellence in the face of historic obstacles.

Includes

✓ Subject-specific expert-guided tour
✓ On Street Parking
x Handicap Accessible
x Transportation

PREPARE FOR THE ACTIVITY

Meeting point Friendly City Books, 118 N 5th Street, Columbus
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Important information Know before you go:

  • Tours will take place rain or shine.
  • Interiors are not included on walking tours.
  • Some pavements may be uneven.
  • Wear comfortable, flat-soled shoes.
  • Please silence cell phones while on the tour.
  • No smoking or eating allowed, still photos only
  • On street parking

Details

Date:
April 7
Time:
10:00 am - 11:00 am
Event Category:

Cost:

Adults $20
Students $15

Dates & Times

10 am – 11 am
Thursday, April 7

Ticketing Info:

Mobile
Use your phone or print your voucher
In Person
Preservation Pilgrimage Headquarters, 512 Main Street, Across from City Hall
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Last minute ticketing

Last minute ticketing available

Covid-19 precautions

Special health and safety measures apply.

Event Duration

Duration 1 hour

Free Cancellation

Cancel up to 1 hour in advance.

Location

Friendly City Books, 118 N 5th Street, Columbus
LOCATIONS WILL BE PRINTED ON THE TICKET COMFIRMATION
Arrive 15 minutes before tour time
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Organizer

Preservation Society of Columbus
Phone:
(662) 368-2503
Email:
PreserveColumbus@gmail.com