Free Black History Month Walking Tour
In the Heart of Boca Raton
Developing Interracial Social Change, D.I.S.C., will offer a free Black History Month Walking Tour of the Greater Pearl City Community on Sunday, February 26th, from 2-4 p.m. The tour is approximately 90 minutes and will begin at Ebenezer Baptist Church, 200 Ruby Street, (12th Street) in Boca Raton. Parking is available on the church property. Pre-registrationis preferred; the tour is limited to the first 25 people who sign up. Please contact Marjorie O’Sullivan at 561-609-2542 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to register or for more information.
Walking Tour Overview D.I.S.C. Historian Marjorie O’Sullivan, and Marie Hester, D.I.S.C. President, will narrate the tour which will include Ebenezer Baptist Church, Allen’s Place Community Garden, the Tree of Knowledge, the Boundary Wall and much more. Along the way, we will discuss the significant men and women who shaped the Greater Pearl City Community to what it is today.
Know Before You Go ● The tour will start promptly at 2 p.m. at Ebenezer Baptist Church. ● Please dress appropriately for the weather and be sure to wear comfortable shoes. ● On the day of the tour, please consider the health and safety of others in your group by maintaining a safe social distance and/or wearing a mask (optional). ● Refreshments, masks (optional), and hand sanitizers will be provided. Attention History Buffs– anyone interested in additional historical information about Pearl City is encouraged to visit Boca Raton Historical Society, Pearl City Boca Raton| Boca Raton Historical Society's Exhibit on Pearl City (bocahistory.org) 71 N Federal Highway, Boca Raton. The museum is open Wednesday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm.