African American History of Alexandria
This tour starts at the city of Alexandria's African American Heritage Park and includes a variety of sites from the antebellum period to the present. The tour includes several landmark institutions such as schools and churches, sites related to the Civil Rights Movement, homes and businesses of prominent African Americans, and sites connected to the domestic slave trade. The tour concludes at the city's museum of African American history. The tour continues to grow each year as local organizations add entries.
African American History