Departure Point / Starting Location:
Nashville Public Library: Main Branch
615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219
We will meet outside by the front door. You may park in any public lots or garages nearby.
Set off on a 1-hour historical Nashville walking tour. Embark on a fun-filled experience which uncovers the empowering history and controversies behind the key women of the civil rights movement.
Regardless of your gender, this Nashville walking tour is a fun-filled experience uncovering the empowering history and controversies behind the key women of the civil rights movement. You will hear stories about history’s fiercest females from the early settlement to civil rights and beyond.
Visit the Davidson County Courthouse and stand on the front steps where civil rights leader, Diane Nash, confronted the mayor demanding change. Then, discover how women played a central role in the planning, strategies, tactics, and actions of the movement — including the civil rights marches. Enter the Witness Walls, a secret art attraction with hidden images that has a math and science component.
In between stops, you will get the inside scoop on leading female entrepreneurs and business leaders in Nashville today. With United Street Tours, you’ll take action by walking to celebrate women in the world, and particularly women in the South. By joining this Nashville walking tour, you will be taking steps toward empowering women and supporting the journey towards equality. Book now to secure your spot. Tickets tend to sell out during high season.
- Hear about the most important women in the civil rights movement
- Gain a new perspective of Nashville
- Learn about the American South's contemporary power women
Additional Information / What to Expect:
- Tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance
- United Street Tours continue rain or shine
- Tour length is flexible depending on walking speed, questions, and any other factors
- Live guide
- Entrance fees (if applicable)
- Gratuities (optional)
- Pickup and drop-off
United Street Tours is a Nashville walking tour company that showcases the lesser-known stories of the Music City. Unlike most Nashville walking tour companies, we show you the hidden culture that many residents and visitors don't know exists. Our tours are beautiful, gritty, controversial, and always full of diversity.
Booking Cutoff Time:
- 12 hours before the experience
- 30 days before the tour date for a refund.