Private Historic Charleston "Got a Couple Hours?" Tour !

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Tour Number

Activity Level

249710


Categories

City, Local Experience, Museums / Culture, Youth and Family

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.
You must be able to get in and out of a car.

Maximum travelers: 6

Language(s)

explanation

Italian (conversational), English (fluent)

History, Culture, Architecture, Preservation of more than 300 Years!


Explore the Holy City's history, legends, lore from 1670 until today.

Get to know the City from the unique perspective of Joyce Weir, who will guide you on a memorable walking tour that includes an introduction to some of our most celebrated landmarks and hidden gems that make this such a special place to visit. During this tour you will see among other buildings the Nathaniel Russel House that was built in 1808 by a wealthy shipping merchant, it is an example of Neoclassical American houses. The interior of the house has been restored to its original grandeur and it is surrounded by formal gardens. Visit this house with me and travel back in time!

Our tour will cover architecture, preservation efforts, overall history of the Charleston area and much more!

Itinerary

Tours depart rain or shine. Charleston's 67 National Landmarks allow us many building to tour if weather is inclement.

Along the Tour:

Fort Sumter & Fort Moultrie (visual): history that defined the battles for independence and state rights.

The Old Exchange Building, South Carolina's most historic building, second only to Independence Hall

St. Michael's Church: the oldest church edifice in Charleston, 1752

Dock Street Theatre: our country's first!, 1736

Four Corners of Law: referenced in Ripley's "Believe It or Not"

Rainbow Row: the longest, oldest, most intact row of English townhouses that predominated the waterfront.

The Pink House: Charleston's oldest structure built in the 1600's.

Antebellum Mansions: see the uniqueness and grandeur of pre-Civil War homes

Historic Waterfront Battery: named for the entrenchments and bastions once protecting the holy city

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: We will meet at a convenient location of your choice or Washington Square Park behind City Hall located at 80 Broad Street at the corner of Meeting Street.

End location: We will end the tour at a convenient location of your choice, Washington Square Park or near shopping, restaurants and other activities.

Duration: 2 hours 30 min.

Tours depart rain or shine. Charleston's 67 National Landmarks will allow us to tour indoors if the weather is inclement.

Transportation

We will walk unless a vehicle is requested that will require an additional fee.

What’s Included

My services as your tour guide for two and one half hours is included.

Estimated Local Cash Needed

25 USD - Snacks, beverages, souvenirs and admission to any museum houses is additional.

What’s Extra

Snacks, beverages, souvenirs and admission to any museum houses is additional.

A Recent Review of this tour

Our tour was wonderful and we enjoyed Joyce kind character and world of knowledge. She was very generous with her time and very professional. Thank you so much!
HeidemariMatthew A.

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