HISTORICAL BUS TOUR

HISTORICAL BUS TOUR ON SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2019 AS A PRELUDE TO THE 23ND ANNUAL

BALTIMORE COUNTY AFRICAN AMERICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL

 (Concluding ASAHL’s Theme of “African American Migration)

(Co-Sponsored by The Diggs-Johnson Museum)

 

Looking for wonderful experience for your family on Saturday, September 14, 2019? Would you really like to personally experience some of the history of African American life in Baltimore County?

As a prelude to this year’s 23rd Annual Baltimore County African American Cultural Festival that will take place in the Courts Plaza, Towson on Saturday, September 21, 2019, there will be a FREE bus tour to the Historic African American Community of Turner Station where you will learn how this community was started with a few African Americans from other states and became one of the largest African American communities in Baltimore County.

The bus tour will depart from the rear parking lot of Union Bethel AME Church, 8615 Church Lane, Randallstown, MD 21133 at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, September 14, 2019, and will return around 2:30 p.m.

The tour guide will be Louis S. Diggs, a historian on African American life in Baltimore County who has published 12 books on the history of the forty Baltimore County designated historic African American communities.

To be considered for a seat(s) on the bus tour, you must send an e-mail request to Louis Diggs (louisdiggs2@verizon.net), or Carole Tilghman (ctilghman5@gmail.com). You will be notified by e-mail if you do have a seat(s) by late August.