Join VisitBlackHistory.com and GirlTrek Atlanta on Saturday, November 2nd at the renowned South-View Cemetery in Atlanta for Onward: A Harriet Hike, a call-to-action from the African American Nature & Parks Experience to organize women across the nation and encourage them to hit the trails in honor of Harriet Tubman. South-View is noted as Georgia’s oldest African American cemetery. Attendees will not only participate in the national call to action to celebrate the life of Harriet Tubman but will also walk away having learned the significance of Atlanta’s South-View Cemetery and the legacies of several icons who’ve been laid to rest there. This will be a day of fellowship to honor and be among our ancestors whose efforts and memories live on today.
Event is Free, must RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/onward-a-harriet-hike-tickets-74996238769?utm-medium=discovery&utm-campaign=social&utm-content=attendeeshare&aff=escb&utm-source=cp&utm-term=listing
Onward: A Harriet Hike Itinerary:
· 4:00 pm: Guests arrive. Welcoming facilitated by South-View Cemetery, GirlTrek Atlanta, and VisitBlackHistory.com.
· 4:30 pm: Tour 1 begins (Group of 15-20)
· 4:45 pm: Tour 2 begins (Group of 15-20)
· 5:45 pm: Tours conclude
· 5:45 pm: Interfaith prayer, libation, followed by a small discussion on what the tour meant to our guests. Farewell
· 6:00 pm: Depart
VisitBlackHistory.com is an ed-tech company that generates awareness for and encourages travel to African American historic sites, museums, and cultural events.
GirlTrek is the largest health nonprofit organization for African American women & girls in the nation. The organization is dedicated to the mental & physical wellness of Black women. GirlTrek encourages women & girls to reclaim their health & their communities through walking. The organization has pioneered a health movement for African-American women and girls grounded in civil rights history and principles through walking, community leadership, and health advocacy with a goal to inspire 1 Million Walking by 2020. Visit www.girltrek.org to learn more.