Hidden History welcomes The American Bridge Association, Inc.
82nd Summer National Tournament 2015
New Orleans Black History bus tour
Today, the city of New Orleans, built by 50 different African nations, is 297 years old. The struggle for freedom and democracy by people of African descent has always been abreast especially after the founding of New Orleans in 1718. The tour acquaints you with an overview of greater Black New Orleans today. We highlight and showcase the life and struggle of the people. The attractions include schools, universities, workplaces, neighborhoods, artists, music and cuisine. Visit the Homer A. Plessy plaque, Dillard University, Ellis Marsalis Musical Center, William Frantz School where six-year old Ruby Bridges sought to acquire a public education and New Zion Baptist Church where Southern Christian Leadership Conference was founded.
The tour is about 4 hours long with appx 25 site stops.
Bus tour departs @ 9 a.m., loading begins @ 8:45 a.m.
Departing from New Orleans Marriott 555 Canal Street, New Orleans, LA. MAP
Children: (6-12) $25/person
Under 6: no charge
Group rate (30 or more):
Group rate includes transportation to lunch.
A 50% deposit is due when reservations are completed. Balance is due on departure.
Deposit*: Adults $22.50 Children $10
*Deposit is fully refundable in case of storm, hazardous weather condition or any unforeseen circumstances. Guests must cancel up to seven days before tour departure for full tour fees to be refundable.