Tour 7: 1906 Atlanta Race Riot Walking Tour

Saturday, January 9, 2016: 9:00 AM-11:00 AM
Lobby Registration Area (Hilton Atlanta, First Floor)

Tour leader: Tim Crimmins, Georgia State University

A walking tour of downtown sites related to the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot, one of the most notorious and consequential of the numerous “white riots” across the United States in the early 20th century. The tour will view the larger context and immediate backdrop to the riot, its development, and its legacy at the local, state, and national levels, including its commemoration.

Please note: This walking tour is approximately one and half miles and covers terrain that is generally flat but includes some modest hills.

Limit 50 people. $20 members, $25 nonmembers

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