Joseph Becton


Joseph W. Becton earned Associates Degrees in Social Science at the Reading Area Community College, and Bachelors in History at the University of West Florida. He studied slavery at Yale University with David Brion Davis. Becton has been a Director of Visitor Services and retired as a Supervisory Park Ranger from the National park Service. He created his own company Becton Tours and Historical Services.

Joseph Becton is a teacher, philosopher, counselor, historian, musician, interpreter, tour guide, husband, father, and grandfather.


  • The Evolution of the Blues, Music & History
  • Samuel D. Burris: Conductor on Underground Railroad
  • African Soldiers and the Civil War



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