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For three hours you will be on a tour like no other. Every location will evoke a time and period of Civil Rights, including Ralph Abernathy’s West Hunter Street Church, the mural of John Lewis on Auburn Avenue and the office on Auburn Avenue where...more
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Crazy that all this important American history happened only two miles for our office and we knew so little about it. Tom, the guide, lived and worked here during the struggle and entertainingly explains various stories which all in turn personalize and humanize what was...More
I took Tom Houck's civil rights tour today. It was fantastic, without a doubt one of the best tours I have ever been on (after having travelled around the world). Tom's deep experience with the movement from the 1960s right through to today was masterfully...More
This tour was very informative, enlightening and empowering. I learned things that I never knew about Atlanta's deep BLACK HISTORY. Honestly at first I was very taken back by a white dude teaching BLACK HISTORY, but Tom is VERY knowledgeable and qualified (he was once...More
Superbly well laid out exhibition with diverse range of displays both visual auditory and written
Not an easy tour to make as the history of freedom and human rights journey is explained - emotional and certainly unconformtable but enlightening and educational and humbling to reflect...More
This is definitely a tour that all ATLiens and visitors need to check out. Meeting outside the historic Ebenezer Baptist Church, we continued to hear about the history of Civil Rights in Atlanta from an entirely unique perspective. Great for families, schools, and group visits....More
Aside from our guide and narrator being part of the civil rights movement, Tom Houck passionately spoke about history, the leaders, and the changes that have taken place.
In an air conditioned bus, we traveled to many destinations as well as viewed and heard comments...More
The positive, assertive, and humorous tour provided by Tom is an amazingly cathartic, fully planned, and choreographed unique experience. From the civil rights and socially conscious inspired authenticity; Tom provides emotion, meaningful insights, and unites us all in the humanity of the movement. Comments from...More
For the second summer in a row, the John Lewis Fellows took this tour. It provides a comprehensive tour of the City of Atlanta, complete with information and personal stories about its civil rights legacy. Tom Houck is a masterful storyteller with a passion for...More