Discover Roxbury Tours
A Partnership between
ACT Roxbury and
The Bridges Program
Tour schedule 2003-2004
To register for any of our tours print out the registration form and send it to Discover Roxbury. For more information about registration and tour policies visit our registration page.
The guides of our 2003-2004-tour program are leaders in the Roxbury community. They share their abundant knowledge in a personable and engaging fashion. We can assure you that you will come away from our tours, educated, excited and enthused.
January 17, 2004 Roxbury’s History: Colonial Times 10-2 PM
Leader: Byron Rushing, historian and state representative for the South End
Explore the history of Roxbury in colonial times through the early 1800’s. In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this tour will also explore the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. in Boston. Byron Rushing is an expert on the history of Roxbury and the African American community in Boston.
February 7, 2004 Roxbury’s History: Immigration and African American Migration 10-2 PM
Leader: Byron Rushing, Historian and State Representative
Explore the highlights of Roxbury’s immigrant and African American history. In honor of Black History month this tour will also explore the life of Malcolm X in Roxbury.
March 7, 2004 Eating in Roxbury 10-2 PM
Leader: Candelaria Silva
Did you know that Roxbury is home to many different ethnic groups today? You’ll find out more about who lives in Roxbury and visit a supermarket with a vast array of foods from around the globe. Enjoy lunch at a Cape Verdean restaurant.