Americus - Sumter County Tourism
Join the Americus Visitor Center staff for our yearly tour aboard the Americus Trolley for the 2021 African-American History Tour on Feb. 27. The tour helps celebrate Black History Month and Americus' rich past. The hourlong tour begins at 2 PM at the Visitor Center, 101 W. Lamar St. Stops include sites where two high-profile cases led to the passage of the Civil Rights Bill of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965; the grounds where Booker T. Washington once spoke; historic Eastview Cemetery; among others. Cost is $20. Due to Covid-19, space will be limited and face masks are mandatory. For more information, call the Visitor Center at 229-928-6059 or email [email protected].