On Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016 Johnnie Brown will guide guests on the Freedom Trail Tour through Downtown Savannah, visiting sites impacted by W. W. Law’s historic preservation leadership, including Laurel Grove South Cemetery, Ralph Mark Gilbert Civil Rights Museum, King-Tisdell Cottage and the Beach Institute. Learn about Savannah’s unique African American history from a local history guide trained by W. W. Law. This is a driving tour; tour guests will park and ride the Freedom Trail Tour van with the tour guide. The tour starts at 10 a.m. and will run to approximately noon. The tour bus departs from the Savannah Visitor’s Center, 301 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
This program is free and open to the public, but seating is limited; reservations must be made in advance by contacting Luciana Spracher, Director of the Library & Archives, at Lspracher@savannahga.gov or (912) 651-6411. For more information, go to savannahga.gov/wwlaw