African American Heritage

The African American Heritage Self-Guided Walking Tour highlights the rich history of African Americans in Lexington and their contributions to the city.  Among the more than 35 stops, you will learn about Lexington's history of slavery, segregation, the Black Freedom Struggle, and the many achievements of Black Lexingtonians. This tour is a great way to learn some of the city's most important historical landmarks. Check out the three tours below for listings and maps!

Downtown Tour

African American Heritage Trail

South Hill Tour

South Hill

Jefferson Street Tour

Jefferson Street Tour