African American History Tour of Memphis – Overview Tour
On this 2-hour African American History tour, we will be your “conductor” and take you on a journey through Memphis that will be sure to open your eyes to some of the most historical times from slavery through the Civil Rights Movement and beyond.
There is so much more to Memphis than Downtown! We will explore neighborhoods, such as:
Think it’s over?
Your visit would not be complete without giving you the opportunity to see additional historic landmarks like:
The Mighty Mississippi River/Riverfront
The Pyramid/Bass Pro Shops
St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
Stax Museum of American Soul Music
And so much more!
A Tour of Tasteabilities
Join A Tour of Possibilities, and let us be your “conductor” and take you on a journey through Memphis, which is eye-opening, enlightening as well as entertaining!
Some of the sites on this one-of-a-kind tour include:
Slave Haven: a site that documents the history of the Underground Railroad.
Historic Mason Temple: where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his last speech; “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop”.
The National Civil Rights Museum/Lorraine Motel: where the history of the Civil Rights Movement is traced from its roots to the present.
Stax Museum of American Soul Music: right in the heart of Soulsville, USA.
The richness of Memphis’ history is often one of this city’s best kept secrets. Let’s explore “the rest of the story”. The possibilities are endless!
You will then hop off that Soul Train line and enjoy delicious and generous tastings from 3 authentically Memphis restaurants all a short walk from each other. We will embrace southern cuisines and Memphis food culture with Cristina of City Tasting Tours that make Memphis a great place to live and visit.