2 Hour Historical Walking Tour in Savannah

From
USD3500

Free cancellation

A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

Duration2 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

House of Clayton offers unique, informative, impassioned tours through Savannah's Historic District. It's our passion with intent to give our guests the same feeling, while providing the most accurate information possible. We read and research constantly and search for articles confirming other information. Our guides strive to connect with each one of our guests. This tour draws its inspiration from the historical markers or plaques and gives detailed information not included there, and rarely included on other tours.

Itinerary

Chippewa Square, named after the Battle of Chippewa during the War of 1812. Monument to James Oglethorpe, Eastman-Stoddard House, First Baptist Church, Savannah Theater, and Original Location of Forest Gump Bench.
Wright Square, named after James Wright, last Royal Governor of Savannah. Resting place of Tomo-Chi-Chi, chief of the Yamacraw people, and friend of James Oglethorpe, and boulder monument to him. Monument to William Gordon, President and Founder of the Central Georgia Railroad and the Central Georgia Railroad Bank, and father to Juliette Gordon Low, founder of the Girl Scouts. Original Town Hall, now the Court House. On the inside southwest building is the location of Savannah's original cemetery.
Oglethorpe Square, named after James Oglethorpe, founder of the colony of Georgia and the city of Savannah.
Named after a nickname for the American Colonies. Location of the Kehoe House, Davenport House, first Savannah city gate, the Wormsloe Fountain, and the Historical Society House.
Graves of a signer of the Declaration of Independence, Revolutionary War heroes, politicians, artists, yellow fever victims and more.
Named after General Marquis de Lafayette. At the square is the Flannery O'Conner childhood home, and the Andrew Low house. A plaque honoring Mary Musgrove, translator for James Oglethorpe and Tomo-Chi-Chi.
Named after James Madison, 4th President of the United States. The monument honors Sergeant William Jasper, Revolutionary War hero. On this square is St. John's Episcopal Church, The Green-Meldrim House, the Sorrel-Weed House and the Desoto Hotel.

Inclusions

Goods and Services Tax (GST)

Exclusions

Parking fees
Gratuities

Additional Information

  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • Not recommended for those who are unable to walk for at least two miles.
  • Not recommended in the summers for anyone with difficulties with high humidity and hot temperatures.

Guide Languages

  • English

Cancellation Policy

  • A full refund will apply if you cancel more than 24 hours before the activity start time.

  • No refund is possible if you cancel less than 24 hours before the activity start time.