|African-American Heritage Tour|
Arrive in Leavenworth, Kansas
11:30 am-Noon - Check into your hotel with a reception of cookies, punch and coffee. Your group will be greeted by the Leavenworth Convention & Visitors Bureau and Chamber Ambassadors. Everyone will have a gift bag full of goodies and welcome letter in their rooms.
12:15-1:15 pm - Meal served by the "Harvey Girls'" at the Riverfront Community Center housed in the renovated 1888 Union Depot located adjacent to the Missouri River, $9-10.75 per person (tax & tip incl.), Menu.
1:15-2:30 pm - Shopping in historic downtown Leavenworth
NOTE: Everyone MUST have a picture ID upon entering Fort Leavenworth.
2:45-3:15 pm - Meet former Buffalo Soldiers at the Buffalo Soldier Monument, $4.00 per person with check made out to the KC/LV Buffalo Soldier Assn.
4:00-5:30 pm - Guided tour of Ft. Leavenworth with emphasis on the Buffalo Soldiers and the role they played at the Fort, $4.00 per person.
Self-guided tour of the Frontier Army Museum, $4.00 donations. accepted.
6:30 pm - Dinner at Santa Fe Depot Diner, 781 Shawnee, housed in the historic 1887 Santa Fe Depot, Meatloaf, mashed potatoes, vegetable, roll, tea or coffee, cobbler, $10.00 (tax & tip incl.).
1:30-2:40pm - Tour of the C.W. Parker Carousel Museum. Become a kid again and take a ride on an original 1913 Parker carousel, $5.00 per person.