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Plessy v Ferguson Tour

Plessy v Ferguson Tour
Cultural & Theme Tours > Cultural Tours > Cultural Tour
$40
Duration: 3 hours
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Description

Take the tour that foreshadowed the nationwide Civil Rights Movement. A version of the free people of color tour with an emphasis on Plessy, plaintiff in the historic Plessy v. Ferguson case. Plessy belonged to a group of men, the Comite` des Citoyens (Citizens' Committee), who put forth a test case of civil disobedience to overturn segregation laws that had been enacted post Reconstruction across the South. This tour is given by Judy, great great granddaughter of George Geddes, one of the Comite` des Citoyens.

About Your Guide

Our tours are more than a tour...they are an experience, a  Ba "joie de vivre" experience (joy of living)! Judy Geddes Bajoie, a native and former history teacher, brings a unique perspective and authentic approach to each tour. Her  Ba "joie de vivre" is present in all of her tours.

Judy Bajoie is a Licensed Tour Guide, former history teacher and also a member of the  New Orleans Tour Guide Association, Save our Cemeteries, the Louisiana Historical Association, the Louisiana Historical Society, Friends of the Cabildo, and the Louisiana Supreme Court Historical Society. Judy is available for private, personalized and step on tours. She is also available for historical presentations.

Take the tour that foreshadowed the nationwide Civil Rights Movement. A version of the free people of color tour with an emphasis on Plessy, plaintiff in the historic Plessy v. Ferguson case. Plessy belonged to a group of men, the Comite` des Citoyens (Citizens' Committee), who put forth a test case of civil disobedience to overturn segregation laws that had been enacted post Reconstruction across the South. This tour is given by Judy, great great granddaughter of George Geddes, one of the Comite` des Citoyens.