Discover the rich African American history of Martha’s Vineyard on this 3-hour private tour. Your knowledgeable guide will tell about the graveyard and the formation of the NAACP (National Association for the Advancement of Colored People) on Martha's Vineyard, as well as the connection between the Vineyard’s Grace Church and the one in Mississippi.
You'll stop by many points of interest, each one of them filled with history. At North Road, you'll hear about Rebecca Amos, her daughter Nancy and great-grandson William Martin. In Menemsha, you’ll hear about the Wampanoag’s helping slaves escape. And in Edgartown, you'll hear more about Nancy and William Martin and the Chappaquiddick Plantation. Finally, you'll hear about the Overton House and its connection to the Civil Rights movement.
The tour also includes driving or stopping by Cottager’s Corner, the Tivoli (which used to be Aunt Georgia’s), Bradley Square Memorial Church, Bunny Cottage, Dorothy West house, Coleman Corners and Shearer Cottage.