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LGBTQ History Tour of the Gayborhood

LGBTQ History Tour of the Gayborhood

Duration:2 hours total
Includes:Drinks
Languages:Offered in English

About your host

I'm the co-founder of Beyond the Bell Tours, an inclusive historical walking tour company that aims to highlight marginalized communities and put the people back into people's history. On the side, I work for an international tour company called Context Travel, write and share poetry across Philadelphia, and volunteer as a peer counselor at the William Way LGBT Community Center. I have lived in…
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What we’ll do

On this two-hour walking tour, we'll discuss the people and institutions that have put Philly on the map as one of the most queer-friendly cities in the country (and the world)! Hear how the 13th street corridor developed from a red light district to one of the most desirable neighborhoods in the city! Discover the controversies, paradoxes, and hidden histories of the only formalized "Gayborhood"…

What else you should know

If you have any questions or would like to request a private tour - feel free to reach out! I accommodate time requests, content requests and private parties with special pricing.

What I’ll provide

Drinks
Water

What to bring

Rain Gear- this tour runs rain or shine!
Comfortable Shoes

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Guest reviews

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Where you'll be

The tour will walk through the gayborhood! We’ll see colonial era alleyways and new queer developments! The tour will include stories such as: -Sodomy and Solitary Confinement at Eastern State Penitentiary -Cruising & The Story of the "Merry-Go-Round" -Barbara Gittings, Gay Pioneer -A Secret Mural to Dewey's, a pre-cursor to Stonewall -Stacey Blahnik, Mother of the Ball Community -A Tribute to Gloria Casarez and more

Upcoming availability

Tue, 16th Jul    From 15:00 to 17:00.
€45 per person
9 of 10 spots left

Keep these in mind

Cancellation policy

Any experience can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase.

Communication policy

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Guest requirements

Up to 10 guests ages 13 and up can attend.

More tips

If you have any questions or would like to request a private tour - feel free to reach out! I accommodate time requests, content requests and private parties with special pricing.
Joey
history walk
LGBTQ History Tour of the Gayborhood
26 reviews
€45 per person
26 reviews
€45 per person