Meet the heroes and hear the history that influenced the lives of African Americans here in Portsmouth, Tidewater, and Virginia. See our Walking Tours page for more information on scheduled walks and our For Teachers page for our version created specifically for students.
Emanuel AME has always been an important stop on our Heroes and History Walk for Students, but now young people taking our new Heroes and History Excursion will be treated to an interior tour of the sanctuary, where they can see with their own eyes the features that make this historic church such an inspiration and a treasure!
Henrietta gets some magical help with her report from George Washington Carver himself when his portrait comes to life, and he steps right out of the picture frame! Look for Peanutman on our For Teachers page to book this fast-paced, interactive presentation for elementary school students of all ages!