Posted on: Jan 16, 2013 -- Last updated on: Mar 8, 2013
The 5 Boro Tour is self-guided. Guests can plan their visit to each of the nine sites throughout the month of February to participate. By checking-in at each site, pick up a Tour gift from Applebee’s Neighborhood Grill & Bar. Simply mention Promo Code: NYCbhm and receive 10% off your meal purchase at Applebee’s. Collect all 9!
Celebrate Black History Month at the Louis Armstrong House Museum:
Explore how the improbable life of Louis Armstrong influenced world music and the Civil Rights Movement. The Museum contains an extensive collection of artifacts and furnishings that belonged to the Armstrongs. Learn what stories this house can tell.
Each visitor will receive a rare photograph of Armstrong at the Suburban Gardens in New Orleans in 1931, a groundbreaking moment in Civil Rights. An exclusive excerpt from Louis’ own, never-before-published manuscript is printed on the reverse. Complimentary while supplies last. (Limit – one per visitor, please.) - A Louis Armstrong House Museum Collectible.
Check out all 9 sites on the 5 Boro Tour:
Brooklyn: Museum of Contemporary African Diasporan Art (MoCADA & Weeksville Heritage Center
Bronx: Woodlawn Conservancy (Formerly Friends of Woodlawn)
Manhattan: African Burial Ground National Monument, National Jazz Museum in Harlem & Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York Public Library
Queens: Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center, Queens Library & Louis Armstrong House Museum
Staten Island: Sandy Ground Historical Society Museum