Stroll present-day Harlem learning about the Harlem Renaissance Learn about legendary Harlem Renaissance residents, such as Pig Foot Mary Enjoy a lunch at a local Harlem restaurant See the theaters, ballrooms, and churches that cultivated Harlem talent Discover why this period in American history was so important for African-American culture
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Pass By: Harlem, 110th to 150th streets, New York City, NY
Embark on a journey through present-day Harlem to see the people and places that helped create the Harlem Renaissance, and discover why this period in American history was so magical and important for African-American culture.
During the 3-hour walking tour, you will discover where Jungle Alley was, and learn why 135th Street was such a crucial area during the Harlem Renaissance. Along the way, see wonderful theaters, ballrooms, and churches that were jumping during the Renaissance.
Your guide will bring the history alive as they tell stories of the most influential individuals, from the writers Langston Hughes and Zora Neal Hurston, to jazz legends such as Duke Ellington. Hear about the cook Lillian Harris Dean and why she took the name “Pig Foot Mary.” Discover how Madame CJ Walker made her millions, and explore Harlem in art form via the artist Jacob Lawrence and photographer James Van Der Zee.
Once the walking tour comes to a close, you will be treated to a delicious lunch at a local restaurant to experience life in Harlem today.
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Not wheelchair accessible
- Not recommended for travelers with back problems
- Not recommended for pregnant travelers
- No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
- Most travelers can participate
- This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers
145 W 122nd St, New York, NY 10027, USA
Returns to original departure point
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