Savannah Slavery to Freedom Guided History Tour


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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Embark on a remarkable journey of Savannah's past with the Savannah Slavery to Freedom Tour featuring Savannah’s own Master Gullah Geechee Truth-Teller ‘Sistah Patt’
This is a mesmerizing tour of the African American journey from slavery to freedom during the Antebellum days (1748-1864) on the coast of Savannah.


Learn about the history of the West African tribes that were routed to Savannah and used in slave labor to build the warehouses along River Street.
See where cotton was shipped out to the United Kingdom and storages that look similar to 'slave holding bins' in Ghana, Senegal, Gambia, and Benin, West Africa
Stand where slaves were auctioned off in Johnson Square.
Learn about the incredible journey to freedom as you board the vehicle and travel past the Second African Baptist Church


African American Monument
The majority of this tour is walking
3 hour Fully narrated tour
See the Cluskey Vaults up close
Johnson Square
'Sistah Patt' Master Gullah Geechee Truth-Teller


Gratuities for Guides
Bottled water
Cost of parking

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Infants are required to sit on an adult’s lap
  • Transportation options are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have at least a moderate level of physical fitness
  • This does include a 60-90 minute walking tour
  • River Street's tricky cobblestone and brick alleyways will be difficult for anyone with mobility impairments

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.