Tour of Historic Black Chattanooga June 19th

UPDATE:  This event has filled up and registration is closed. If you are registered, see the signup page or your registration email for times/details.

The Tour of Historic Black Chattanooga was postponed from Black History month and has now been set for June 19th.  It will be a 2 hour tour in the church van to view important locations for Black History in Chattanooga  (9-11 am or 12-2 pm). Elder, Chattanooga native and historian Ron Gilbert will share details about local history that cannot be found in most textbooks.  

The tour will depart from New City Fellowship and include locations from North Chamberlin, Glass St., Campbell St., Bonny Oaks and Lee Highway.  Notable events discussed will include the life of a slave in the Altamede Plantation, Jim Crow Era and the local violence from the local KKK.  Personal details of Ron and his family's history will be shared.

Due to limited space, the tour is for adults only and RSVP is required to attend.  The tour will depart promptly from New City's parking lot so please arrive a few minutes early to ensure that you are seated.  Please bring a water bottle, and plan for staying on the church van during the length of the tour.





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