Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

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  • Live Guide
  • E-Ticket
  • 2 hr

Listen to the lost stories of black Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Hear forgotten folktales and learn about the heroes and heroines who were left out of the history books. Gain more understanding about Charleston's role in the nation's history on this enthralling walking tour.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Tour Charleston, LLC

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Pass By: Tour Charleston

"IF THESE STREETS COULD TALK..." and now they will. Author, historian, educator and licensed tour guide, Damon Fordham combines his powerful blend of artful storytelling with solid historical and personal perspective.

Stop At: Charleston City Market

Visit sites starting with the Charleston City Market, a historic marketplace located in downtown Charleston. Then, head on to Jehu Jones Hotel, Catfish Row (of Porgy and Bess fame).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Heyward-Washington House

Pass by the Heyward-Washington House which belonged to Thomas Heyward Jr., a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Slave Mart Museum

Old Slave Mart Museum is the building that once held slave auction galleries, located in downtown Charleston.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Joe Riley Waterfront Park

See and hear about lesser known places where heroes and heroines made history...but missed the history books. Walk the path from slavery through Reconstruction to civil rights. End by walking along the beautiful Charleston Harbor through Waterfront Park. Discover the forgotten stories of black Charleston on this captivating walking tour.

Duration: 30 minutes
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