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Hillsborough’s Black & Indigenous History Guided Tour

June 15 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm

Event Details

As part of our Black Literature & Arts Celebration, The Alliance for Historic Hillsborough is providing a 90 minute, guided walking tour of Hillsborough’s Black and Indigenous History led by Judge Beverly Scarlett. The tour will begin at the library and follow a route through downtown. Registration is required. This event is free and open to the public. Funding by the Friends of the Library used to pay for this tour was donated by Alliance for Historic Hillsborough to support the preservation of historic Dickerson Chapel AME Church.

To reserve your spot, visit this link: https://orangecountync.librarycalendar.com/event/hillsboroughs-black-indigenous-history-guided-tour-14361

NOTE: Please be aware that this is a walking tour over several blocks in and around historic areas and may include hills, uneven ground, and spaces with limited mobility for wheelchairs and strollers. Plan to wear comfortable walking shoes, and bring a water bottle as well as a hat and/or umbrella for shade. In case of bad weather, the tour will be postponed to another date.

The Black Literature & Arts Celebration (BLAC) an annual celebration that takes place during the week leading up to Juneteenth. Click to read more about this year’s events.