Tour of Tours: The Resistance

Posted on March 22nd, 2021 by Heather Schoell

Visit the Capitol Hill institutions and residences, and hear the stories of a diverse set of people and groups who have stood up for political, social, and cultural change in the area of civil, women’s, and gay rights. Some names are well known, like Frederick Douglass and John Lewis. Others, including Belva Lockwood and John Paynter are less familiar. Robert Pohl, local professional tour guide and author, will lead the tour; he can be found  at www.facebook.com/RobertPohlAuthor. Plan on walking 2 miles.

Tour Times:
Saturday, May 8 at 2pm and 5pm
Sunday, May 9 at 10am, 1pm, and 4pm

Philip Reid: Enslaved Man Responsible for the Statue of Freedom Standing Today

 

Belva Lockwood, 1st Woman Lawyer Before the Supreme Court

 

 

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