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African American History Tour of Memphis - Overview Tour

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    The Civil Rights Movement and African American History is a very big part of Memphis. On this 2.5 hour tour, we will take you on a journey through Memphis to see some of the most historical sights connected to periods of slavery through the civil rights movement.  This will be an eye-opening, enlightening as well as entertaining tour that will be sure to stay with you. 
    On this tour you will see some of the most memorable sites Memphis has to offer such as:
    Slave Haven, a site that documents the history of the underground railroad.
    The National Civil Rights Museum/ Lorraine Motel, this is where they trace the history of the civil rights movement from its roots to the present.  
    Historic Mason Temple,  where on April 3rd, 1968, a day before his assassination, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous last speech.  Then there is
    Beale Street, which is known as the Negro Main Street, U.S.A. and officially named "home of the Blues."
    There is so much more to Memphis than downtown and we want to show you all of it.  Along this journey we will show you compelling neighborhoods like Uptown, Pinch, District, South Memphis, Soulsville and the Edge and so many more additional historical landmarks.
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    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Informative, lively, and fun! Fascinating information, Queen is the best! Truly outstanding experience!

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you! So glad you enjoyed your experience with A Tour of Possibilities.

    Reviewed July 13, 2019 via mobile

    This tour was essential for our soul. It’s so important to have a good understanding of where we come from. In the words of Maya Angelo , “ if you don’t know where you come from , you don’t know where you are going.” We...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded July 14, 2019

    I can’t express how humbled I am by your kind words. I appreciate this more than you know. “Thank you” doesn’t feel adequate but it’s what I’ll say for now. 👑

    Reviewed July 6, 2019

    My husband and I had the pleasure of touring with "Queen" on July 5th. We truly enjoyed the tour in Memphis. She is very knowledgeable and detailed on the history.. It was truly a learning experience for us and we are grateful that we chose...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

    It was our pleasure to share some "real talk" with you! Thank you for your kind words.

    Reviewed July 2, 2019

    My half caste old lady and I have been married 33 years and have 7 kids. We needed a break in Memphis and I am a mad crazy fan of Elvis the late great king of music,the man who invented rock and roll, the blues...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
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    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded July 8, 2019

    Thank you for joining us on tour. I'm glad your wife found it empowering. I hope you were able to get your T-shirt!

    Reviewed June 28, 2019

    Queen was such a wonderful guide, knowledgable and passionate. So appreciative of learning so much about the history of this city and its people. Would recommend this tour before doing anything else. Sign up now, no regrets. Un gros Merci!!!

    Date of experience: June 2019
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    ATOPowner, Owner at A Tour of Possibilities, responded to this reviewResponded June 30, 2019

    Merci beaucoup! It was my absolute pleasure. Thanks for choosing A Tour of Possibilities!

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    Response from kevbutnobacon | Reviewed this property |
    Most people choose to travel in the lovely bus whilst participating on this tour. However, if like me you are a kick ass anti establishment rebel who likes to stick it to the man, then I suggest you jog behind the bus... More
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    Response from Glenda R | Reviewed this property |
    I don't know if that will be too late to reschedule
    March 14, 2019|
    Response from Gary R | Reviewed this property |
    I asked the owner via email and she said yes, the tour does offer a senior discount.
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