Tour: African Life in the French Quarter Walking Tour (Sold Out Ticketed Event)
Join us for a tour focusing on African American history within New Orleans’ French Quarter. Provided by Hidden History Tours, this tour acquaints visitors with the French and Spanish colonial period, the role of the Catholic Church in the slave trade, forms of resistance, and the counterrevolutionary period of Reconstruction. Sites visited will include the Place d’Armes (Jackson Square), The Cabildo, former slave markets, the site of the first Black daily newspaper in the United States, St. Louis Cathedral, and sites of Reconstruction Era conflicts. Significant walking is required. Length of tour is about 14-17 sites and is about 2 hours long.