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Charleston Historical Walking Tour: Pirates, Patriots, and More

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    Pass By: Nathaniel Russell House, 51 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-2536

    Located in Downtown Charleston near High Battery, the Nathaniel Russell House Museum, 51 Meeting Street, is widely recognized as one of America's most important neoclassical dwellings.

    Pass By: Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon, 122 E Bay St, Charleston, SC 29401-2103

    Completed in 1771 as the New Exchange and Customs House, recognized today as South Carolina's most historic building. Where Patriots were imprisoned, the Constitution was ratified and George Washington was entertained.

    Pass By: Joe Riley Waterfront Park, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129

    Located close to The Market, the Riley Waterfront Park is considered one of the area's most visited and popular parks.

    Pass By: Rainbow Row, 83 - 107 East Bay Street, Charleston, SC 29415

    One of the most popular areas in Charleston, Rainbow Row represents the longest cluster of Georgian row houses in the United States.

    Pass By: Battery & White Point Gardens, East Battery & Murray Blvd., Charleston, SC 29401

    White Point Gardens is a 6 acre public park located at the southern most area of The Battery.

    Pass By: Pineapple Tour Group, 375 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29403-6238

    Charleston was founded in 1670 and quickly developed into the most cosmopolitan seaport on the continent. Start your Guided Historic Walking Tour through Charleston at the Circular Fountain located at one of Charleston's popular sites, Waterfront Park. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through this historic city and listen as your guide provides you with a comprehensive overview of Charleston throughout the centuries. 

    History will come alive as you listen to stories of bawdy taverns & pirates, heroic patriots, the grandeur of antebellum architecture, the devastation of the Civil War, and much more. Popular stops along this route include the  Battery,  Rainbow Row,  Waterfront Park,  Old Customs Exchange,  Nathaniel Russell House,  Whitepoint Garden, and  St. Michael's Church. 

    Make sure to complete your visit to Charleston with this popular tour by booking ahead today!
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1 Vendue Range, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • 90-minute Walking Tour of Historic Charleston
    • Professional Guide
    • See some of the Charleston sites that can only be accessed on foot
    • Learn about bawdy taverns & pirates, heroic patriots, antebellum architecture, Civil War and More
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
    • Children must be accompanied by an adult
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • 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 20 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Todd was extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of Charleston. He took us on a lengthy walking tour of the city with plenty of breaks to discuss architecture and historic events. We had hoped to tour a home or church but had missed that opportunity based on the time of our
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    Todd was an excellent guide and gave us interesting and amusing information. I think walking tours are a great way to see Charleston.
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    Response from Ben C, President at Charleston Historical Walking Tour: Pirates, Patriots, and More
    Responded 17 Apr 2019
    Awesome Susan! Todd is one of our best guides and knows all of the secret alleys and side streets that Charleston is famous for. I'm glad that you enjoyed the tour and thank you for this nice note! Have a safe trip home!
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    Thanks Ben for your Tour around Charleston! Having it be my first time in the city it was great to learn more and you made it such a fun experience with all your knowledge! Can really tell you love everything about Charleston and enjoyed sharing the facts! Would highly
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    Response from Ben C, President at Charleston Historical Walking Tour: Pirates, Patriots, and More
    Responded 28 May 2018
    Thank you Raeleen! I'm so glad that you enjoyed! Thank you for taking the time to write such a nice note. I really appreciate the recommendation, and for coming out on a walk with me! Have a safe trip back home!
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    If you've never been to Charleston, this is the perfect way to introduce yourself to the city! A great mix of history, culture, architecture and fun facts! We also had a person who lives in Charleston in our group who said they also learned new things about their city. The tour
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    Response from Ben C, President at Charleston Historical Walking Tour: Pirates, Patriots, and More
    Responded 28 May 2018
    Thanks Lauren! I had so much fun with you ladies! I really appreciate you all coming out on a walk around town with me. I agree, walking tours are a great way to introduce yourself to Charleston. It's definitely the best way so view the smaller streets and alleys around the historic district! Thank you again and have a safe trip back home!
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    This was one of the best tours we have ever taken. Brian, with his depth of knowledge and love for his city and state, was able to paint wonderful pictures with his words that allowed us to visualize whatever he was talking about. He made history come alive for us. He was
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    Response from Ben C, President at Charleston Historical Walking Tour: Pirates, Patriots, and More
    Responded 19 Apr 2018
    Thank you Mike and Mary !!! I had an awesome day out with you all this morning! When the weather is perfect like it was today, it's easy to convince people that Charleston is a very special place! Thank you so much for this great recommendation and for taking the time to send us this nice note!
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