Walk Tampa: Central Avenue Black History Tour

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December, 2018

COST:

$10-$20

WHEN:

10:00 AM – 12:00 PM EST

WHERE:

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 Black life in Tampa.

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

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