African/American History Tour

Tour Number

Activity Level



Museums / Culture, First Time Visitor, Day Trip / Out of Town


Kid Friendly: No. Car seats for children 5 and younger.

Friendly: Yes.
For groups of more than 5 and less than 15

Maximum travelers: 5



The African/American History Tour is one of the most treasured tours of Martha's Vineyard.
See the sights of the underground railroad stops during slavery times.
Visit Rebecca Amos Farm - one of the first slaves on Martha's Vineyard.
Get up close and personal with Shearer Cottage and speak with the relatives of Charles Shearer, the first slave to bring the Af/Am Heritage to Oak Bluffs.
Admire the house that Martin Luther King resided in where he was inspired to write the "I Have A Dream" speech.
Photo ops available.

For groups larger than 5 and up to 15 people please contacted me for a quote.


There are many sights to see on the Af/Am History tour.

We go through 4 of the 6 towns on Martha's Vineyard.
There are a total of 17 sites just in Oak Bluffs, which is a more popular tour when time is an issue, otherwise we can stop and see all 27 sites on the Vineyard.

Many photo opportunities available.

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: I will come to you and pick you up.
Please enter name of ferry and its arrival or hotel you are staying at.

End location: There may be plans of dropping off at a different location other than where we started. This will be discussed during the tour and we have many suggestions on where to shop and dine.

Duration: 3 hours


Ford Explorer XLT 4X4
Air Conditioned
People with mobility issues must be able to get in and out of car.

*6 - 15 seat mini bus available with Wheelchair Accessibility. Please contact me for a quote.

What’s Included

  • Guiding Services
  • Private Transportation

Other: - Cold bottled water
- Wheelchair accessible
- Photo ops

Estimated Local Cash Needed

50 USD - Souvenirs

What’s Extra

Other: - Food
- Souvenir shopping

*If at anytime during the tour an extension of tour is requested then the cost of the extra time will be determined and agreed upon during the tour. The extra cost will be paid at the end of the tour.

Private tour guide Dolores

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