The very idea of African Americans enjoying leisure spaces alongside whites was a challenge during the Jim Crow area because it implied Equality. Out of necessity, African American activists and businesspeople created their own beach communities. “Black Footprints on White Sands: Historical African American Beaches and Resorts” explores the past and provides an update on where the imprints touch down now and why.
Board the trolley at the Emlen Physick Estate and travel to Pier House in Cape May for a delicious lunch. The trolley will then travel to Jessie Creek Winery for a tasting and souvenir glass, and to Natali Vineyards for an educational tasting and tour . This event is for adults ages 21 and over.