The Hill District: A Bus and Walking Tour
June 10 , 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
title: The Hill District: A Bus and Walking Tour
description: New Light Men’s Club and Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church present a bus and walking tour of Pittsburgh’s Hill District, where African American and Immigrant Jews were once neighbors in this culturally diverse renaissance neighborhood. Tour guides from the Hill House and the History Center will guide you through historical remnants and the story of this colorful neightborhood where the Great Immigration from Jewish Europe met the Great Migration from the South.
Highlights include Freedom Corner, The Lyceum, August Wilson’s Family House, The Crawford (Jazz) Grill, Kether Torah Synagogue, Hebrew Institute, Logan Street, “Jewtown,” and surprise guest speakers.
start time: 1:30 PM
end date: 2018-06-10
end time: 4:00 PM
recurring event: —
event address: Meet at the parking lot of the Rodman Street Baptist MIssionary Church, 6111 Rodman Street, in East Liberty to board the buses at 1:30 PM. Register soon, seating is limited.
event organizer: New Light Congregation Men’s Club and Rodman Street Missionary Baptist Church
event website: http://www.newlightcongregation.org/hill-walking-tour.html
event cost: $15 per person