Itinerary #2

FREEDOM SUMMER 2013: ITINERARY

 Day One:

Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial, 1964 Independence Avenue SE, Washington, DC

Leave from MLK Memorial to Greensboro, NC (estimated travel time: 5.5 hours)

In-flight Feature Film: February One: The Story of the Greensboro Four

http://www.amazon.com/February-One-Story-Greensboro-Four/dp/B001ULDJUG/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1374780934&sr=8-1&keywords=february+one

TASTY PLACES TO EAT:

Loaf

Day Two

Begin in Greensboro, NC

Visit the International Civil Rights Center and Museum, 134 Elm Street, 27401, T=336-274-9199 (open on         Mondays)

Leave late afternoon for New Market, TN (estimated travel time: 4.5 hours)

In-flight Feature Film: Trail of Tears: Cherokee Legacy

http://www.amazon.com/Trail-Tears-American-Documentary-Collection/dp/B00337DRGQ/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1374809061&sr=1-1&keywords=trail+of+tears

In-flight Feature Film: Episode Three of We Shall Remain

http://www.amazon.com/We-Shall-Remain-America-Through/dp/B001UW59JO/ref=sr_1_2?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1374810359&sr=1-2&keywords=we+shall+remain

Spend night: The Horton House, Highlander Research and Education Center, 1959 Highlander Way, New Market, TN 37820, T=865-933-3424

Movie night: You Got to Move: Stories of Change in the South

http://www.amazon.com/You-Got-To-Move-Stories/dp/B005KN1UWO/ref=pd_bxgy_mov_img_y

Day Three

Spend day in library and resource center on the grounds of Highlander Research and Education Center

Spend night: The Horton House, Highlander Research and Education Center (see above)


Day Four

Begin in New Market, TN

Travel early morning to Memphis, TN (estimated travel time: 6.5 hours)

In-flight Feature Film: Episode 3, “Ain’t Scared of Your Jails,” from Eyes on the Prize

http://www.amazon.com/Eyes-Prize-Americas-Rights-1954-1965/dp/B0031WNYHK/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1374809239&sr=1-1&keywords=eyes+on+the+prize

Movie Night: At the River I Stand

http://www.filmsforaction.org/watch/at_the_river_i_stand_1968_memphis_sanitation_strike/

Day Five

Begin in Memphis, TN

Morning: Visit the National Civil Rights History Museum, 450 Mulberry Street, 38103, T=901-521-9699

OPTIONAL POP CULTURE DIVERSION:

Visit Graceland, Stax Museum or Beale Street

TASTY PLACES TO EAT:

3 Angels Diner

Trolley Stop Market

Day Six

Begin in Memphis, TN

Travel to Little Rock, AK (estimated travel time: 2 hours)

In-flight Feature Film: Nine from Little Rock

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_noss_1?url=search-alias%3Dmovies-tv&field-keywords=nine%20from%20little%20rock&sprefix=nine+from+%2Cmovies-tv&rh=i%3Amovies-tv%2Ck%3Anine%20from%20little%20rock&ajr=2

Visit the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site: Make reservations for TOUR with U.S. Park Service Ranger.  Meet at Visitor’s Center, 2125 W. Daisy L. Gatson Bates Dr, Little Rock, AR, 72202, T=501-374-1957

Day Seven
Begin in Little Rock, AK

Visit the Trail of Tears Memorial Park, University of Arkansas at Little Rock, Park located near South Entrance of campus; open to public

Travel mid-day to Nashville, TN (estimated travel time: 5.5 hours)
In-flight Feature Film: Central Rock High School: 50 Years Later

http://www.amazon.com/Little-Rock-Central-High-Years/dp/B000UR9TK0/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1374809746&sr=1-1&keywords=central+rock+high+50+years+later

In-flight Feature Film: The Ernest Green Story (fictionalized account by Disney)

http://www.amazon.com/s/ref=nb_sb_ss_i_0_10?url=search-alias%3Dmovies-tv&field-keywords=the%20ernest%20green%20story&sprefix=the+ernest%2Cmovies-tv%2C206&rh=i%3Amovies-tv%2Ck%3Athe%20ernest%20green%20story&ajr=2

Sunday, July 14:
Begin in Nashville, TN

Visit the Civil Rights Room, Nashville Public Library, 615 Church Street | Nashville, TN 37219 | USA | Phone: +1-615-862-5800

OPTIONAL POP CULTURAL AND NATURAL WONDER DIVERSIONS IN THE AREA

Dollywood (estimated travel time: 3 hours) and Pigeon Forge

Great Smoky Mountain National Park

In-flight Feature Film: Prom Night in Mississippi (fictionalized account)

http://www.amazon.com/Prom-Night-Mississippi-Morgan-Freeman/dp/B002C68WNM/ref=sr_1_12?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1374810222&sr=1-12&keywords=prom+night

In-flight Feature Film: Black Indians: An American Story

 http://www.amazon.com/Black-Indians-American-Chip-Richie/dp/B0000ZH0SU/ref=sr_1_1?s=movies-tv&ie=UTF8&qid=1374810283&sr=1-1&keywords=black+indians

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