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The DuSable Museum of African American History is dedicated to the study and conservation of African-American history, culture, and art. It was founded in 1961 by Margaret Taylor-Burroughs, her husband Charles Burroughs, Gerard Lew, Eugene Feldman, Marian M. Hadley, and others. Taylor-Burroughs and other founders established the museum to celebrate black culture, at the time overlooked by most museums and academic establishments. The museum is located in Washington Park, on the South Side of Chicago. Wikipedia


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African American Heritage Tour of Chicago with Soul Food Meal included

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Dusable Museum Of African American History, Chicago

On this tour we visit 2 African American Museums, the Pullman Porter Museum and the DuSable Museum of African American History. We visit each museum for 45 minutes. This tour visits the homes of Louis Farrakhan, the former home of Elijah Muhammad and the former home of Muhammad Ali. We will pass by the home the 44th President of the Unites States, Barack Obama as well as the home of Reverend Jessie Jackson. We provide insight on how African Americans have made a huge impact on Chicago as well as the rails, how during the Great Migration African Americans traveled to Chicago. Last stop on the tour is a Soul Food buffet! Don't you dare miss it!

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Boston Walk Through History Private & All-Inclusive Tour

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Our Boston Walk Through History Tour will take you to the most historic spots in Boston in one day. If you are looking for a bit of delicious food, some great photos, and a ton of American History, then this is the tour for you. The morning will start with meeting with your friendly local guide. From there your tour will begin as you start your day walking through Boston and exploring the most historic landmarks in Boston. ==== Full schedule 9:00 AM- Meet your guide Park Street Station 9:15 AM- Arrive at Boston Common 9:30 AM- Arrive at Massachusetts State House 10:00 AM- Granary Burying Ground 10:20 AM- Mesmerizing Kings Chapel 10:45 AM- Learn about the Old South Meeting House 12:00 PM- Boston Massacre Site 12:15 PM- Lunch! 1:00 PM- Faneuil Hall Marketplace 1:30 PM- Go to Paul Revere's House 1:50 PM- The Old North Church 2:30 PM- Walk along Griffin’s Wharf 3:00 PM- Get dropped off by your guide at the Boston South Station

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A Storied Neighborhood: A Self-Guided Audio Tour with Bill Ayers

Dusable Museum Of African American History, Chicago

This self-guided audio tour begins at the Laboratory Schools founded by John Dewey, and winds through the University of Chicago. Along the way, walkers will encounter world-renowned architects and Nobel Laureates, robber barons and artists, the DuSable Museum of African American History and the birthplace of the Atomic Age. In storied Washington Park, there may be soccer or cricket matches underway, bicycle rallies or softball games in progress, waves of runners or families gathered for a picnic. From there it's a short stroll to the home of President Barack Obama and his family. You guide is William Ayers, a former Professor of Education and Senior University Scholar. He has written extensively about social justice and democracy, education and the cultural contexts of schooling, and teaching as an essentially intellectual, ethical, and political enterprise. The tour is ready whenever you are, simply download it onto the VoiceMap app and select Start Tour.

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Historical, Private Walking Tour of Beacon Hill Black Heritage Trail

Dusable Museum Of African American History, Chicago

Visit the Black Heritage Trail with a private guide, where you will wind through nearly two miles of 15 historical sites, and finish at the oldest surviving Black church in America, the African Meeting House. On your private tour, you will see historical sites – like the bookshop which published Uncle Tom’s Cabin and hear stories of the Boston Massacre all the way through to Malcolm X. Find yourself in the midst of incredible stories, spanning more than a century in the historic north slope of Beacon Hill. At the end of your tour, we recommend purchasing tickets to the Museum of African American History and the African Meeting House.

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