Central Avenue East Walking Tour


FEB 26, 2022

COST: $20


WHERE:Tampa Park Plaza (1405 N Nebraska Ave.)

Tour “the Harlem of the South,” Tampa’s Central Avenue district. Learn about life in Tampa’s African-American community from the 1890s-1960s. This 90-min. outdoor trek with tour guide Ersula Odom begins at 10 a.m. at Urban Lux at Tampa Park Plaza (1405 N Nebraska Ave.) and includes stops at the Robert W. Saunders, Sr. Public Library, Jackson House and Perry Harvey, Sr. Park. This tour is part of the History Center’s Black History Month programs and is offered free with registration.

Each walking tour lasts 90-min. beginning at 10 a.m. from various locations. Limited to 25 people, participants will walk approximately one mile along public sidewalks and brick streets. Please wear comfortable shoes and attire for walking outside.