Past Trips

MANASOTA ASALH Sponsored Trips

Researching our history is critical to our understanding it. A majority of Branch members participated in Manasota ASALH sponsored trips, including the following:

St. Petersburg, Florida, Florida Black History tour, including Carter G. Woodson Museum

Tampa, Florida, Museum of African American Art

Eatonville, Florida, to attend the Zora Neal Hurston Festival

• Jonathan Green Art Studio, Naples, Florida

• Eckerd College, St. Petersburg, Florida, for a lecture by Dr. John Hope Franklin

Cincinnati, Ohio – Underground Railroad Museum, Harriet Beecher Stowe Home, the John Rankin home, the John Parker home and foundry.

Wilberforce, Ohio – National African-American Museum and Cultural Center

Hilton Head, South Carolina – Gullah Tour, Saint Helena Island, Penn Center, Daufuskie Island

Fort Mose, Florida, Kingsley Plantation

St. Augustine, Florida, City historical tour

Tallahassee, Florida, FAMU African-American Museum

Tuskegee, Alabama, Tuskegee University; Montgomery, Alabama, Rosa Parks Civil Rights Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana, City historical tour

Washington, DC, Martin Luther King Jr. Monument and other sites important to Black History