• Detroit Had Slavery: The People & Places That Tell The Story Bus Tour

  • Sat, 11/30/2019 at 10:00 am
  • Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History
    315 East Warren Avenue
    48201 Detroit
Detroit Had Slavery: The People & Places That Tell The Story Bus Tour - Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History - Detroit

Detroit Had Slavery. Learn about the people who enslaved Africans and Native Americans in Detroit, as well as the people who fought it.Although you may be familiar with Detroit's role on the Underground Railroad, you may not know that from the arrival of the French in 1701 to the establishment of Michigan as a state in 1837, Detroit had slavery.Join Black Scroll Network History & Tours Historian and Tour Leader Jamon Jordan as he leads a tour detailing the history of slavery in Detroit and naming some of the most prominent slaveholders as well as point out the legacy of slavery in Detroit.We will also visit the oldest church on the island of Grosse Ile, and discover its connection to the history of slavery in Detroit.Tour Price - $50