Black History Walking Tours – Portland!

Oregon Black Pioneers’ popular walking tours continue! Our next tour highlights the Black history of Portland’s Albina neighborhood. The tour begins and ends at Dawson Park on Saturday, May 18, 10 AM to 12 PM.

Join OBP Public Programs and Exhibits Manager Mariah Rocker for a guided walking tour through Portland’s historically-Black Albina neighborhood. This two-hour, 2-mile walking loop will make stops at locations connected to the area’s African American history. Themes will include Black-owned businesses, community change, and civil rights.

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Are you curious to see the places in Oregon where Black history happened? Oregon has Black history everywhere! Oregon Black Pioneers, Oregon’s only statewide African American historical society, is excited to bring walking tours to communities all over Oregon. Each tour is unique, and led by one of our expert staff. Tours are limited to 35 people. We suggest attendees wear comfortable walking shoes, be prepared for the weather, and bring enough water to stay hydrated. We will be walking on public streets where ADA accessibility can vary.

Watch for details about future tours on our web site, and on Facebook and Instagram!

Past tour information at this link.