Walk Tampa: Tampa Bay Black History Tour
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.