This unforgettable Atlanta History Tour of the Old Fourth Ward tells the story that Atlanta changed the world. This isn't just about Martin Luther King, Jr., but about the people and places who inspired him, as well. You'll see: - beautiful Historic Ebenezer Baptist Church and the notable artifacts in the King Center - visit Prince Hall Grand Lodge, a hidden treasure in the Civil Rights Movement - share entertaining and immersive stories of Dr. King and the many Civil Rights leaders in Atlanta - take in the phenomenal views at the Jackson Street Bridge - interact with our unique and fun sticker brochure while on your tour - understand the impact of the Old Fourth Ward neighborhood and the Civil Rights Movement - get in-depth insights from an Atlanta historian who can guide you through the story of our amazing city You won't want to miss this experience, walking with the founder of Atlanta's most popular walking tour company.
Hi! We are the storytellers at Unexpected Atlanta Walking Tours (Google us!). We are professional, passionate, and knowledgeable tour guides. Akila writes and speaks regularly about Atlanta history and Dr. King's connection with food, and you can buy her book, A Culinary History of Atlanta! Joy has been an Atlanta tour guide for three years and is passionate about Dr. King's connection with music and the church. Margaret has been an Atlanta tour guide for two years and loves speaking about Dr. King's work with voting rights and the poor. Jennifer has been an Atlanta tour guide for two years and, in her day job, focuses on creating legal programs for the poor, very much in line with Dr. King's work. Emily is an Atlanta actress by night and tour guide by day and loves focusing on Dr. King's social justice work.
Walking tour with an Atlanta historian. [Please keep in mind that this is a 1.7 mile walk with lots of standing, so if you…
We will visit the King Historic District and walk the streets where Martin Luther King Jr. lived, worked, and played. We'll see the exterior of his birth home, the interior of his church, his office building, and many more important locations to the civil rights movement. This is a neighborhood that changed the world and our guests walk away surprised by how much there is to see in just 1.5 miles.
We do our best to keep your tour on schedule but sometimes run late. Please contact us if you have any difficulty walking. We operate rain or shine Call us at 470-223-2203 if you are running late.
Walk MLK's district with a historian