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Athens African-American History Tour with Rosa Thurmond
To celebrate Black History Month, the Athens Welcome Center and Classic City Tours is offering an African American History Tour with tour guide Rosa Thurmond. Mrs. Thurmond is a native Athenian with enlightening and inspirational stories to share. The tour will cover important sites including the Morton Theatre, First A.M.E. Church, Newtown, and Gospel Pilgrim Cemetery. The tour departs from the Athens Welcome Center at 2:00 Saturday, February 16th. Tickets are $20. Call 706-353-1820 for reservations.
More About Athens Welcome Center
Welcome Center, located on the north end of historic downtown Athens. It has a wide selection of brochures on Athens and the entire state of Georgia. Don't miss the bus tour that takes you all through the historic parts of Athens as you learn about the history of the town.