The motor coach trip to Rosewood, Florida, is to present the history of the Rosewood Massacre of 1923, in an engaging and accurate way to an audience from a variety of backgrounds. The tour represent the people, events, and movements that have shaped the aftermath of the Rosewood Massacre. The tour guide combines scholastic integrity and documented family accounts. The Rosewood tour is unique, scenic and is devoted to the history of North Central Florida, Levy County. These tours will depart from the Gainesville Visitors and Tourists Center. Each adult passenger will receive a map of North Central Florida and a schedule of bus stops. The first bus stop will be in Rosewood, at the home of John Wright, the store owner. This is the house that did not burn in the 1923 massacre. The group will walk into the woods to see the location of the railroad tracks and Mr. Wright’s store. They will see a steam engine similar to the train engine used to take the Rosewood survivors to Archer, Gainesville and Bryce Ville, Florida. This adventure will help one understand the impact of massacres on American culture and values. Bus tour participates will become aware of the 1994 Rosewood Hearings in Tallahassee, Florida, and the compensation from the State of Florida to the survivors and descendants. The last stop of these historic bus tours will be the Gainesville Train Depot. These tours end at the Gainesville Visitors and Tourists Center. The group will have lunch on the Gulf of Mexico, Cedar Key, Florida. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a hat, and don’t forget your camera.
Day 1: Friday, February 22, 2019 Depart Boynton Beach @ 8:00 a.m. for Gainesville. A stop in Orlando for lunch and shopping for 2 hours and then Depart @ 2:00 p.m. for Gainesville and check in to Hotel. (lunch & dinner @ your own expense) Dinner location TBA later
Day 2: Saturday, February 23, 2019 Depart hotel after breakfast @ 9:00 a.m. to meet the tour guide for a full day of tour and lunch of Rosewood. Departing Rosewood @ 4:00 p.m. with a stop in Orlando for dinner @ Golden Corral, and shall be back in Boynton Beach no later than 11:00 p.m.
Single Occupancy $365 PER PERSON
Double Occupancy $272 PER PERSON
Triple Occupancy $242 PER PERSON
Quad Occupancy $227 PER PERSON
Deposit: Non-refundable, Non-transferable $100 per person
Deposit Due Date: Monday, September 23, 2018
2nd payment Due October 9, 2018 $100
Final Payment Due January 9, 2019 Balance Due