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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.

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.

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.

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

Date and starting time
10/31/2019 10:30 a.m.
End time
10/31/2019 12:00 p.m.
Cut‐off date for registration
Price per person
40€ (30€ for persons 20 years and younger)
Maximum number of persons
Luxembourg Garden

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