history walk

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

Water

What to bring

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

Joey
history walk
€55 per person
€55 per person