Sacramento, California: Lavender Heights Walking Tour

This tour explores the social history of Sacramento’s LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community, including political activism, social spaces, community centers and nightclubs. The tour will discuss significant events in Sacramento LGBT history, from early activism in the era before Stonewall through the formation of the "Lavender Heights" neighborhood, struggles for social equality and community response to the AIDS crisis. Led by Sacramento Heritage Inc. board member William Burg, and supported by the Sacramento LGBT Center, LLACE and Midtown Business Association. This tour is a "beta test" for a new walking tour supported by Sacramento Heritage, Inc., a city affiliated 501(c)(3) nonprofit. Comments and corrections are welcomed, as this tour will eventually be added to the Sacramento Heritage Inc. walking tour app.

The tour will begin at LLACE and last approximately 90 minutes, including stops at LLACE, the Sacramento LGBT Center, and Midtown Business Association. MBA will also host an after-tour reception at their office.

This tour explores the social history of Sacramento’s LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender) community, including political activism, social spaces, community centers and nightclubs. Led by Preservation Sacramento board president William Burg, and supported by the Sacramento LGBT Center, LLACE and Midtown Business Association.

Date:  Saturday, May 16, 2015

Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Event Start/End: 
BEGIN: Lavender Library and Cultural Exchange, 1414 21st Street
END: Midtown Business Association, 919 20th Street

Host: William Burg, Sacramento Preservation

Theme: Walking

Accessibility: This event is accessible and open to Wheelchairs, Seniors.

Registration: No, all are welcome.