Big Onion Walking Tour: Martin Luther King Jr. Day in Historic Harlem
At the center of African-American history and culture, Harlem is one of New York’s most significant neighborhoods. This tour explores the history of Harlem, from its origins as a Dutch village in the 1600s, through its transformation into the “Capital of Black America” by the 1920s.
Stops could include:
- Abyssinian Baptist Church
- The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
- Striver’s Row
- the Apollo Theater
- the Big Apple Nightclub
- and sites associated with W.E.B. Du Bois, the Harlem Renaissance, Madame C.J. Walker, Marcus Garvey, Malcolm X, and many others.
Tours are scheduled at 11am & 1 pm.