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Civil Rights Bus Tour - 02/26/2017 - The Breman Museum

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Civil Rights Bus Tour
Feb 26 2017 | 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Historic Jewish Atlanta Tours - Civil Rights Bus Tour

Experience History at its Source!

Join us for our next Historic Jewish Atlanta Tour with a one-of-a-kind trolley tour of the Jewish connection to Atlanta’s Civil Rights Movement! Explore the role Jewish institutions played in the fight for integration with tour stops at The Temple, Prior Tire, the Rich’s Building, the Peachtree Manor Hotel, and the American Motor Hotel. 

Trolley will depart promptly at 2:00 PM from the Breman Museum.

This project is supported by Georgia Humanities, in partnership with the Georgia Department of Economic Development, through funding from the Georgia General Assembly. This tour is sponsored by a Friend of the Breman.


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