Past Event

A Walking Tour of Historic Harlem

October 19, 2023
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Emphasizing the Harlem Renaissance, this guided walking tour looks at the history, architecture & people of this remarkable neighborhood. Harlem is the center of African American history and culture not only in New York City but in the entire United States.

This walking tour explores the history of Harlem, from its origins as a Dutch village in the 17th century through its transformation into the “Capital of Black America” in the early 20th century. Stops may include the Abyssinian Baptist Church, Striver’s Row, the Apollo Theater, The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Hotel Theresa, and sites associated with W.E.B. DuBois, Madame C.J. Walker, Malcolm X, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Carl van Vechten, and others.

Event is presented by Big Onion Walking Tours.
Space is limited! 

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