Columbus Black Heritage Tour
Columbus, Georgia has always had a large African-American presence. The Liberty District was the cornerstone to the Black community. The Columbus Black Heritage Tour is informative for anyone.
The Liberty District was a thriving community with shops, offices, auditoriums, and homes. Lively music and delicious food filled the air!
The tour shares stories of national celebrities and world pioneers, such as Gertrude “Ma’ Rainey and Eugene Bullard. George Washington Carver, Alma Thomas, and Frank “The Big Hurt” Thomas all had ties to Columbus.
The tour spotlights local civil rights leaders Thomas Brewer and Martin Luther King, Jr.
Allow up to two hours for this tour.
All tour times are Eastern.
Meet at the Mildred L. Terry Public Library, 640 Veterans Parkway.
- The first $100, or bookings under $100, are non-refundable.
- Exchanges can be made, if the request is made at least 24 hours before the start of the tour.
- Reschedule date must be within one year of original tour date.
- See FAQ for weather-related questions.