Richmond's Civil Rights Segway Tour
You will get inside tips from locals and you will have the wonderful opportunity to step back to history and see how the world used to be. It will be an interesting tour and you will get to discover a lot of great facts about the area. You get to see the civil rights era and how it impacted the city. If you are looking to do something fun and exciting that really makes you reflect on your life then this is the right thing to do. It will be a very interesting thing for you to do and you will also get the chance to learn how to ride a Segway. If you are someone who is interested in the history of the country then this is going to be something that you will like and you will enjoy a lot. It will be something special for you and it will make you think about how the world is and also help you take a step back in time. It is going to be really special to you and you will discover a new world.
You will get to learn about the civil rights movement of the 60s and you will get to go to the government buildings as well as the governor's mansion to see how many talented people were able to achieve equality and achievement of great things.
This is going to be a wonderful and interesting time for you to learn about the history and culture of the area and to see Richmond Virginia in another light. It is going to be something special and you won't want to miss out on this interesting historical tour that will put a smile on your face.
From the Slave Trail to leading the Civil Rights movement in the 60s, and ultimately to the Governor's Mansion, trace the steps of the incredibly courageous and talented African Americans in Richmond Virginia. You will hear and see the amazing stories of Box Brown and how he won his freedom from slavery, Maggie Walker, the first female and African American Bank President in the country, Bojangles who won Hollywood fame and enduring stardom dancing with Shirley Temple, Oliver Hill, the lead attorney on the Civil Rights landmark case Brown vs Board of Education, and Doug Wilder, the first African American elected Governor in America.
Also see the Hippodrome where all the leading jazz artists from the 40s and 50s played, including Louis Armstrong, Lena Horne, Ella Fitzgerald, Count Basie, and many others. Come with us and visit a past you don't hear much about.
Pickup & Return:
Segway of Richmond.
Departure Times: 10:00AM
- All taxes, fees and handling charges
- Professional Tour Guide
- Commentary Throughout the tour
Does not include:
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Dress code is casual
- Minimum age is 14 years
- Not recommended for pregnant women