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Caravan through African American history in Palm Springs

If you're looking to get out of the house this weekend you might want to check out the "Caravan Through African American History" happening Saturday, February 27 in Palm Springs.

It starts at 10 a.m. The free tour kicks off at United Methodist Church of Palm Springs on East Alejo road.

You can register online at

The tour will take you around Palm Springs to learn more about the city's black pioneers.

“And we’ll be driving through the city finding out different history that the El Mirador Hotel and how an African American actually managed that hotel, and the first water company that was here an African American managed that, first golf course an African American managed and actually helped build the first golf course so you’re going to learn some great history of African Americans in the Palm Springs area," president of the Palm Springs Black History Committee, Jarvis Crawford told News Channel 3.

Caitlin Thropay

Caitlin Thropay is the Weekend Morning Anchor and Lifestyle Reporter for KESQ News Channel 3, The Desert’s News Leader. Learn more about Caitlin here.


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