Black History Tour of Charleston

  • 44 Ratings
US $23
per person

Journey to the 17th and 18th centuries South for an exploration of the African-American experience in Charleston. Take a guided tour through the city, visiting landmarks and listening to fascinating stories.

Black History Tour of Charleston   durationDuration:1 hr 30 min - 2 hr 15 min
Black History Tour of Charleston   cancellationCancellation: 2 hours in advance.
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What You Will Do

  • Tour Charleston with a knowledgeable guide, who teaches you about the history of African Americans in the city
  • Check out Charles Towne from the comfort of your tour van, spotting African-American landmarks from centuries ago
  • Listen to stories of the area's history, beginning with the era of slavery, and leading up to emancipation and beyond
  • Discover the history behind Gullah culture and uncover the role the Underground Railroad played in the city

What's Included

  • Guided tour
  • Van transportation

Additional Information
  • This is an interactive tour. Please come casual. Guests are encouraged to engage in healthy discussion and communication of slavery and the process of forging ones freedom in Charles Towne. Tour is not wheelchair accessible. Tours take place in a 15 passenger van. Please, no smoking, no eating or alcoholic beverages in the van. Tours do not stop for shopping in the city market. Service pets are allowed.

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  • 44 Ratings
  • Melanie
August 2, 2019

Of the two of us, one participant wanted to explore more of the venues we visited. I was happy with the depth of the subject matter covered. I would have liked to see the location of the Avery and the Slave Mart. Also your thoughts on the Slave Mart. Franklin Williams is certainly knowledgeable and I did learn quite a bit.

  • Norbert
July 22, 2019

The service deserves an Outstanding rating. The Tour guide was very knowledgeable, the bus was cool, and we loved the one on one questions that were answered quickly and responsibly. Excellent service which we will recommend to many of our friends.

  • Vanessa
July 11, 2019

We wanted to know what the AA 's contribution to Charleston was and now we have a better Idea.

MEETING LOCATION: 375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA

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