Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour


February, 2018





10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST



Robert Saunders Public Library

1505 N Nebraska Ave

Tampa, FL 33602

Led by noted local historian Fred Hearns, you’ll tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community, from the 1890s through the late 1960s. This outdoor trek begins at the new Robert Saunders Public Library and explores the social, political, musical and religious traditions of Tampa’s Black life in Tampa.

History Center walking tours take place outdoors. Guests will walk approximately one mile. Pre-registration is required.

Tours meet at the Robert Saunders Public Library, 1505 N Nebraska Ave, Tampa, FL 33602.


The History Center has transitioned to a new online payment system. Members will need to create an account using their TBHC member number in order to receive a discount on this program. To purchase tickets:
1. Select the “Buy Tickets” tab below
2. You will be redirected to the new online store
3. At the top right of the online store page, select “Log In” to create a member account
4. You will need to enter your 4-digit member number located on the back of your membership card
5. Use this account any time you register for programs in order to receive a member discount
6. If you have any issues registering, please contact Visitor Services at 813-228-0097