Savannah Historic District Walking Tour

Savannah, USA
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Taking a vacation to Savannah? Hit the ground running (or walking, in this case) by scheduling this all-inclusive tour with a born-and-raised Savannahian for the start of your visit! Cover a broad range of topics including historic homes, African American history, important women, the Civil War and the American Revolution. Join the group in the morning right after breakfast and you'll have all the basics covered before lunch!

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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Telfair Square, Savannah, GA

Hear about Mary Telfair and the history of the Telfair Museum

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Franklin Square, Savannah, GA

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

Duration: 20 minutes

Pass By: City Market, Jefferson at West Saint Julian Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Stroll down the middle of Savannah's City Market neighborhood and get recommendations for shops, restaurants and attractions

Stop At: Ellis Square, Barnard Street West Congress Streets, Savannah, GA 31410

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.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Johnson Square, Bull Street Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA

View the monument to Nathanael Greene, the war hero, and listen to the story of how his widow altered the US economy and history

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Wright Square, Bull Street Between West State and West York Streets, Savannah, GA

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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Chippewa Square, Bull Street Between Hull Street and Perry Street, Savannah, GA 31401

Hear all about James Oglethorpe, the founder of Savannah and of Georgia

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Madison Square, Bull Street Between West Harris and West Charlton Streets, Savannah, GA

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

Duration: 25 minutes

Stop At: Monterey Square, Bull Street Between Taylor and Gordon Streets, Savannah, GA 31401-4913

Enjoy the view of many people's favorite square and learn about Casimir Pulaski, who is buried at the base of his monument.

Duration: 15 minutes

Inclusions

  • Local guide

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Additional information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Wheelchair accessible - please note in the Special Requirements field when making a booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 travelers

Ticket delivery

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Operates

Operates every day of the week except Wednesday.

Cancellation

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

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