Sharing the Stories: The Hidden Black History of College
Stroll the neighborhoods, visit the
sites and hear the stories of innumerable men and women
whose contributions built Rhode Island’s African American
communities from their earliest days.
Led by Ray Rickman, a former
state representative from the College Hill area, and a
promoter of African American history, this fully narrated
tour encompasses the touchstones of Black heritage in Rhode
Neighborhood walking tours and interior
tours of several important sites are part of this day. Your
motorcoach will meet you at the lower (easternmost) parking
lot of the State Capitol building and transport you to sites
important to our history, as Americans of any hue.
Related publications will be made available for purchase
during your tour.
||$44.00 plus RI sales tax
all fees and admissions, walks with commentary,
motorcoach transport service.
State House, lower parking lot on Smith Street,
||Appropriate to weather conditions. Comfortable
water bottle, camera, folding tote
* A set menu of Sandwich
selections for a bagged lunch from Geoff’s will
be offered the week prior to this tour.
Participants will be personally contacted.
Though never required, it is
customary to personally extend a gratuity to
your motorcoach driver and your tour guide. A
modest ‘thank you’ would be a dollar or two per
person, or more if it is well earned, within
your budget and commensurate to their service.
Group collections are discouraged.
Please see our FAQ page for important details
about your tour.