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WI African American Heritage Tour Feb. 18

2/7/2012, 4:12 p.m.

The Washington Informer presents its annual "African American Heritage Tour" on Feb. 18.

The tour which is hailed as an "expedition through the fight for freedom," celebrates the 150th anniversary of the Civil War.

Participants will meet at THEARC and enjoy an opening presentation before embarking on a tour of the African American Civil War Museum.

Tour sponsors include Pepco, Southwest Airlines, Verizon, Kaiser Diversity Mid Atlantic and the D.C. Lottery.

The schedule is as follows:

* Continental Breakfast at THEARC: 8:30 AM

* Opening Program/ Special Presentation: 9:15-9:45 AM

* Depart for Tour: 10 AM

* Return to THEARC: 12 PM

* Lunch: 12-1 PM

* Special Guest Speaker

Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children.

They can be purchased at the Washington Informer Office: 3117 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave SE Washington, DC 20032

To purchase tickets, visit: http://heritagetour2012.eventbrite.com