On this tour through the South—including Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, and Washington DC—see some of the cities and historical sites that played a role in the Civil Rights Movement. Enjoy sightseeing tours in Memphis, Birmingham, Montgomery, Atlanta, Augusta, Richmond, and Washington DC. Visit some of the sites most associated with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., including the National Civil Rights Museum housed in the Lorraine Motel, where he was assassinated, and the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, which contains his birth home and burial site.
Other tour highlights include the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, an interpretative museum depicting the struggles of the Civil Rights Movement; the Sixteenth Street Baptist Church, bombed by Klansmen in 1963, killing four little girls; the Selma to Montgomery Trail Interpretative Center, dedicated to those who peacefully marched 54 miles from Selma, Alabama to Montgomery in order to gain the right to vote; the Slavery & Civil War Museum, offering a sensory reenactment of the history of enslavement; and the Rosa Parks Library & Museum, featuring a reenactment on the bus from that momentous day. In Memphis, you’ll also visit Elvis’ Graceland as well as the Rock ‘n’ Soul Museum and Sun Studio, probably the most famous recording studio in the world, launching the careers of Johnny Cash, BB King, and many more.
These are just a few of the many highlights of this tour through the South—a fascinating and educational trip! (Cosmos)
EBONY HERITAGE TRAVEL