Oregon’s African American Historic Places Bus Tour

Saturday, September 06 to Saturday, September 06, 12:00 AM
Oregon’s African American Historic Places Bus Tour

Tickets: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/oregons-african-american-historic-places-bus-tour-tickets-12412467023 

Oregon Black Pioneers invite you to a bus tour of historic places associated with Oregon's African American history.

The bus tour particpants to be picked up at Unthank Park at 7:30 a.m. and return at approximately 3:30 p.m.  

Come and listen to local historians share information about historic places associated with Oregon's African American pioneers.

Put on your walking shoes, this eight-hour tour will include multiple stops including:

  • Portand: Golden West Hotel, narrator: Michael "Chappie" Grice, historian, educator and poet
  • Salem: Salem Pioneer Cemetery, narrator: Gwen Carr, Oregon Black Pioneers
  • Corvallis:  1855 Hannah and Eliza Gorman House, narrator: Pat and Tony Benner, Owner
  • Brownsville: Linn County Historical Society(LCHM) and 1864 Cora Ann Cox Homestead,narrator: LCHM volunteer
  • Soap Creek Valley: David and Letitica Carson Homestead, narrator: Bob Zybach, historian and writer

Special Guest: Gwen Trice, Founder of Maxville Heritage Center

Box lunches and refreshments are included in the ticket price.

See you there!
 
 
Kim S. Moreland, AICP, Co-Project Manager
Preserving Oregon's African American Historic Places
Oregon Black Pioneers

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