Savannah Historic District Walking Tour

From
USD4600

Free cancellation

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

Duration3 hours
Guide LanguageEnglish
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About

Take a leisurely stroll through the Savannah Historic District on this guided walking tour. Together with a lifelong resident of Savannah, visit one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the US. See the historic homes as well as the houses of the South’s most famous generals. Visit the buildings from the war years of the 1860s. Learn about the town’s storied past, its African-American history, its military strategies, the important women who lived here, the Confederate States’ place in the Civil War and much more.

Highlights

Enjoy a guided walking tour of historic Savannah
Visit one of the largest National Historic Landmark Districts in the US
See historic homes and buildings
Learn about Savannah’s storied past from a lifelong resident

Itinerary

Hear about Mary Telfair and the history of the Telfair Museum
See the Haitian monument and learn about the Haitian regiment who fought here in the Revolution; see First African Baptist Church and learn about the oldest Black Baptist Congregation in America
Stroll down the middle of Savannah's City Market neighborhood and get recommendations for shops, restaurants and attractions
Learn about the history of Savannah's City Market, it's loss, and the recent restoration of the square. Also learn a little about African Americans' contributions to antebellum Savannah's economy as both free people and enslaved people.
View the monument to Nathanael Greene, the war hero, and listen to the story of how his widow altered the US economy and history
View and learn about two monuments, one to a rail road magnate and one to a native American chief, then take a break at a local cafe.
Hear all about James Oglethorpe, the founder of Savannah and of Georgia
View the Jasper monument, hear about his heroic deeds in the Battle of Savannah, view the Sorrel-Weed House and the Green-Meldrim House and learn a little about Savannah during the Civil War
Enjoy the view of many people's favorite square and learn about Casimir Pulaski, who is buried at the base of his monument.

Inclusions

Local guide

Exclusions

Food and drinks
Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Public transportation options are available nearby
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • All areas and surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible - please note in the Special Requirements field when making a booking

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.