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Black History in and around the Luxembourg Garden

Explore the Luxembourg Garden and the surrounding area to learn about the histories of such luminaries as Richard Wright, Chester Himes, Alexandre Dumas, and Victor Séjour.  View the landscape captured by painter Loïs Mailou Jones and see the contemporary sculpture that commemorates the abolition of slavery in the French colonies.

The walk is in English.
(La visite se fait en anglais.)

This tour, which involves about 90 minutes of walking and standing, proceeds at a moderate pace.  A roughly 5- to 10-minute narrative is made at each stop.  
Each stop requires standing, but, if weather permits, sitting is possible at some of the stops.

French government regulations require that the maximum number of persons be limited to 9. 
Social distancing must be observed.

Participants should be able to walk the full length of the tour at a moderate pace without having to sit down to rest. 
The walk requires climbing a flight of thirteen steps.

The walking tour takes place rain or shine.  Be sure to dress appropriately for weather conditions on the day of your walk.

Please make arrangements to arrive on time. We do not wait for latecomers.

The tour is led by Tom Reeves, co-founder of Entrée to Black Paris.

Date and starting time
09/25/2021 10:30 a.m.
End time
09/25/2021 12:00 p.m.
Cut‐off date for registration
09/23/2021
Price per person
45€ (35€ for persons 20 years and younger)
Maximum number of persons
9
Location
Luxembourg Garden

We are no longer accepting registration for this walk.

Nous n'acceptons plus d'inscriptions pour cette promenade.

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