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Austin's Black History Walk

Austin's Black History Walk

Duration:2 hours total
Languages:Offered in English
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About your host

Hey y’all! I’m Javier, a Native Austinite with deep roots in the state. My family has been in the Austin area for almost 200 years. We arrived here as enslaved African people when Texas was still a part of Mexico in the early 1830s. My love for history and my community has led me to my current position. I am a PhD student at The University of Texas at Austin, Hook’em Horns! In my research,…
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What we’ll do

This historic walking tour will be at the African-American Cultural & Heritage Facility and Dedrick-Hamilton House. Here guests will learn about the beginnings of the Black East Austin Community and the City of Austin's efforts to restore one the first homes built by a formerly enslaved man. Guests will interact will longtime residents and at times members of Austin's Black community. The walking…

What else you should know

This is a walking tour that will focus on the African-American experience in Austin. Please be prepared to walk about one mile on this experience. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

What to bring

comfortable walking shoes
appropriate clothing for the weather
water

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Where you'll be

- African-American Cultural & Heritage Facility and Dedrick-Hamilton House. - Charles E. Urdy Plaza - Historic Victory Grill - Historic San Bernard Street - Wesley United Methodist Church - George Washington Carver Museum & Library

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 5 and up can attend.

Government ID

You’ll need to take a picture of yourself that matches the photo on your ID. This is so Airbnb can confirm who’s actually going on the experience. You’ll only have to do this once.

More tips

This is a walking tour that will focus on the African-American experience in Austin. Please be prepared to walk about one mile on this experience. Please dress appropriately for the weather.

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Austin's Black History Walk
33 reviews
$44/person
33 reviews
$44/person