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Y Walk Wednesdays – Wilkes-Barre’s African-American Community

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Aug 21st 2019    
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm


YMCA Wilkes Barre
40 W Northhampton st, Wilkes Barre, pa, 18701
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Walk to the site of the former South Branch of the YMCA on South Main Street, originally serving the African-American community, and learn about Wilkes-Barre’s African-American community past and present. Walk Leader: Pastor Michael Brewster, Mt. Zion Baptist Church.

  • Wear comfortable shoes and bring water
  • In the event of extreme heat or rain, the walk will be postponed to the following day at the same time
  • Departing promptly at 6:00 pm from the YMCA lobby


Y Walk Wednesdays is a series of free, guided evening walks featuring downtown neighborhoods, history, walking and health, architecture, wildlife and new development in Wilkes-Barre. Walks are approximately 90 minutes long and led by volunteer leaders. More information contact Wilkes-Barre Family YMCA 570-823-2191