Historical Tours

Captivating historical & cultural tours, talks & experiences. We share local black history in a dynamic, fun and memorable way.  Don’t live a lifetime without knowing the rich legacy of your own community!

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  • The Rosenwald African American Experience
    Take a delightful journey back in time to the old “Rosenwald” school days. Experience what it may have been like to be a student during Brevard segregation days from those who know it best. Rich with memorable stories, changing monthly history lessons, songs, games, devotion and our own Rosenwald legacy as 1st in the state to integrate!  You won’t soon forget this enjoyable “classroom” experience!
     Duration:  approximately 2 1/2 hours

    Book “The Rosenwald African American Experience” Now!
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  • Black History Walking Tour
    Traditional walking tour in the heart of historic Rosenwald.  Brings our community’s rich African American heritage to life.
    Duration:  approximately 2 hours
    Book The “Black History Walking Tour” Now!
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  • “Ninth Avenue” Bus Trip
    Better than therapy! Filled with music, song, local black history with stories, remembrances and a Southern Soul food dining experience to top it off.  Entirely enjoyable and memorable!
    Duration:  approximately 3 hours
    Book The “Ninth Avenue” Bus Trip Now!

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  • My Colour World
    What was life like for the African American community in the past? School, entertainment, worship, housing, industry. A look at experiences based on labels of colour and race. Fascinating stories, historical anecdotes and several community stops* to gain a deeper understanding of our vibrant town. An impactful and humanitarian experience!

    Duration: approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours
    * community stops include: Bread Of Life, Sharing House, The “old” Tannery, Mary C. Jenkins Community Center and Historic Rosenwald sites

    Book “My Colour World Tour” Now!

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. “Conversations In The Park
Seasonal nature walks with monthly invited guests.  Bring your cameras, binoculars, journals, pencils, questions, interest and sense of adventure! Enjoy the sights & sounds of nature & the wisdom, stories and unique offerings from each guest. In historic Rosenwald.
Children’s storybook walk usually takes place at the same location and same time.
Minutes from downtown Brevard, N.C.
 

(Tour fees go towards local neighbourhood charities and/or events)
Duration: approximately 45 minutes to 1 hour
Book “Conversations in the Park” Now!

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. “The Tannery tour @Rosenwald

A fascinating exploration of the old Transylvania Tannery, the impact it had on the surrounding landscape/environment and how it impacted the growing African American community.  Take a walking tour around the old Tannery site into nearby Rosenwald.  Rich with anecdotes, stories and learning.  (indoors and outdoors)
Duration:  approximately 1 1/2 to 2 hours
Book “The Tannery Tour #Rosenwald” Now!
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Private tours are available for your group of 6 or more.  Don’t see a time that works for your schedule?  Friends or family are in town or you want to book something unique for your club/organisation/group/class?  We will happily customise a special tour based on your interests.  Send us an email (nicola@comporium.net) or give us a call (828-884-4565!)

“When you’re ready for that unforgettable experience, we’re ready to take you there!”

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