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Up From Slavery Trolley Tour
In recognition of Black History Month, the Tennessee Valley Historical Society will present “Up From Slavery”, the history of the Black community in Florence before & after the Civil War on Saturday, February 9, 2019, at 11:00 a.m. This trolley tour will be conducted by Lee Freeman, Florence Lauderdale Public Library historian & genealogist. This one-hour trolley tour will visit Florence sites significant to the story of the history of Black Florence citizens prior to after the Civil War.
The tour departs from the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism Visitor Center at 200 Jim Spain Drive in McFarland Park at 11:00 a.m. Admission is $10.00, children riding in an adults lap ride free. All proceeds go to the UNA History Scholarship Fund. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. To make reservations or for additional information call the Florence/Lauderdale Tourism office at 256-740-4141 .