Historic Memphis Guided Walking Tour

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  • 2 hr

This two-hour walking tour of Memphis explores the city's rich history at a fun and leisurely pace. You'll explore historic Cotton Row and Court Square, the lovely and historic heart of 19th century Memphis; enjoy sweeping views of the Mississippi River; and hear fascinating tales of rebels during the Civil War as well as Prohibition Era bootleggers. You'll also experience a time-honored Memphis tradition, the famous March of the Ducks at The Peabody Hotel. This tour is suitable for the whole family.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Beale Street

The tour starts on historic Beale Street, the Home of the Blues, at Alfred's on Beale

Duration: 5 minutes

Stop At: Court Square

History of one of Memphis' oldest and most beautiful parks

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Confederate Park

History of the 1862 Civil War Battle of Memphis

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: The Peabody Ducks

History of the South's Grand Hotel and the Peabody duck march

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: Mississippi River

History and importance of the Mississippi River

Duration: 15 minutes

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Civil War history of Memphis

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At:

History of WDIA, the "Goodwill Station"

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At:

History of yellow fever in Memphis

Duration: 10 minutes

Pass By: The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange

History of the Cotton Exchange and historic Cotton Row
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