African American Heritage Tour - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Feb 17 to Aug 04
From: 01:00 PM to 03:00 PM
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African American Heritage Tour - A Frederick Douglass Bicentennial Celebration Event

Celebrating Frederick Douglass' 200th birthday! Join us in honoring Frederick Douglass' bicentennial in 2018 by taking an African American heritage tour.

Tour Annapolis with a period dressed guide on this unique walking tour that explores African American heritage. African Americans have, for over 300 years, comprised a significant portion of the population of the state of Maryland, our county and the city of Annapolis.

During colonial times, the labor of both slaves and free blacks was the cornerstone upon which the tobacco economy was built. In the nineteenth century, Maryland was home to more free African Americans than any other state. Twentieth century Maryland continues to grow because of the important contributions made by her African American citizens. This tour is an award winning African American tour in Maryland.

This Event is Brought to You By Annapolis Tours by Watermark

Journey into history, culture, and fun year round; enjoy an unforgettable walking tour through historic Annapolis with period dressed guides. Tour the Maryland State House, the grounds of the United States Naval Academy and the city's historic district on a signature Four Centuries Walking Tour. With origins dating back to the 1970s, Annapolis Tours by Watermark's Colonial guides keep U.S. and Annapolis history alive and have been sharing their passion for history and folklore to adults, students, and groups of all types for decades. Specialty tours include Historic Ghost Walk and a Holiday Candlelight Stroll. Walking tours are offered year-round. Walk-ups always welcome. Private and group tours available.