African American History Tour

Philadelphia is a city as rich in African American History as it is diverse in its culture. Step aboard an American Trolley Tour to enjoy and experience the history of the African American Community. Your group will enjoy the learning experience as told by a knowledgeable American Trolley Tour guide.

Some of the things you will experience on this tour:
  • Seeing the 1st African American History Museum in the United States.
  • Learn more about the Underground Railroad and where in Philadelphia were some of the key stops.
  • See the first AME church in the United States, known as Mother Bethel AME.
  • Hear about George Washington and the slaves he kept while in Philadelphia, and how several of them escaped to their freedoms.
  • See Christ Church, where Absalom Jones was ordained as the 1st African American Episcopal Priest, where the 1st legal African American wedding took place, and where African Americans worshiped as early as 1717.
  • See Philadelphia International Records, the recording studio of Gamble and Huff, where such greats as: Teddy Pendergrass, The O’Jays, The Spinners, and Harold Melvin and The Bluenotes have all gone on to enjoy fame and fortune.
If this is a tour that interests you or you have more questions, please contact a sales member at or toll free at (877) 789-8687.

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