The Memphis trip is a project of the Racial Justice Committee
Two full days of education, adventure and camaraderie!
Cost of this trip is $342 per person, double-occupancy, or $442 single-occupancy. This cost includes transportation, Rendezvous dinner, hotel and breakfast, all admissions and fees, and the planning, arranging and guiding fees of Linda Koenig.
Checks payable to: Linda Koenig, 2411 Broadmont Drive, Chesterfield, MO 63017.
For more information, email Barbara Finch at email@example.com or call her at 314-681-6152.
Tuesday, April 17, 2018
8:00 am: Motorcoach pick-up point still to be determined. Participants should bring only one overnight rollaway piece of luggage, as we will not have luggage service at the hotel, and should also bring a brown bag lunch for today. Women’s Voices will provide drinks.
Restroom stops as necessary at highway rest stops, and lunch at rest stop along the way.
Enjoy and learn from civil rights-related videos while on the bus.
2:00-2:45: On Beale Street in Memphis,visit the Dr. Ernest Withers Photography Gallery, Withers was the photojournalist whose work covered the Emmitt Till trial, the Montgomery bus boycott, Dr. Martin Luther King, and much more in the quest for civil rights.
3:00-5:30: Enjoy a marvelous Heritage tour, led by Elaine Turner. The tour will include an underground railroad site, Slave Haven, two civil rights-related churches, and much more.
5:30: Check into our hotel, Spring Hill Suites by Marriott, in downtown Memphis.
7:00: Dinner at the famous downtown Rendezvous barbecue restaurant. Choice of ribs, chicken or pork shoulder; beans and slaw, beverage.
8:30: Back to hotel for the evening.
Wednesday, April 18
Breakfast included at hotel
9:00 am: With luggage, leave hotel
9:20-12:15: Visit the National Civil Rights Museum at the Lorraine Hotel. Here the displays bring to life the most significant moments of civil and human rights struggles and victories.
12:20-1:30: Enjoy lunch on your own at the famous Central Barbecue (across the street from the museum), or at The Arcade Diner, the oldest diner in Memphis.
1:45-6:45: Drive back to St. Louis, with highway rest stops as necessary