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About our company

Manumission Tour Company

Founded in the spring of 2016, by John Taylor Chapman, a fourth generation Alexandrian and member of Alexandria City Council, Manumission Tour Company, LLC seeks to bring attention to the historical legacy of Africans and African Americans in Alexandria through curating guided cultural heritage tours.


Manumission Tour Company offers a weekend schedule of guided walking and bus tours, beginning in February and running thru December. Opportunities for personalized group tours and step-on tour services are available by request by contacting us by phone at (703) 719 - 2150 or by email at

Tour times and tickets for our tours can be found at the Ramsay House Visitors Center and online at  

Manumission Tour Company has been featured in the following publications:

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