Every Friday in February, GHS will be offering tours of downtown Lewisburg that focus on the contributions of African Americans to the Greenbrier Valley.
Tours leave the North House Museum every Friday at 10am & 2pm and cost $10/person. Reserve your spot by calling (304) 645-3398, or arrive 15 minutes before the tour is scheduled to leave.
All tours will end at Carnegie Hall for a viewing of their exhibit "Peace & Civil Rights."
This tour will unveil a wealth of information about Black history in the heart of Appalachia, showcasing the resilience and contributions of the African American community. As you stroll through historic streets, discover the stories of early Black entrepreneurs who left an indelible mark on commerce and industry. Uncover the hidden narratives of churches that served as pillars of strength and unity. Delve into the cultural significance of local restaurants that not only satisfied palates but also fostered a sense of community. This tour highlights pivotal locations and narratives that have shaped Lewisburg's history, offering a profound understanding of the African American experience in this town and the larger Greenbrier Valley. Gain insights into the struggles, triumphs, and enduring spirit that have shaped the vibrant mosaic of Black history in Lewisburg.