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Savannah Civil War Guided Walking History Tour provided by Savannah Walks

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Savannah Civil War Guided Walking History Tour

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Civil War buffs can research Savannah’s significance, but knowing the history behind each place is easier if you have a guide showing you the way. This Civil War tour in Savannah takes you to some of the most important places from the conflict, including generals’ houses and other buildings from the 1860s. Plus, you’ll learn about military strategies and little-known facts as you walk through Savannah's Historic District.
  • Hear little-known Civil War facts during this walking tour of Savannah
  • A guide leads you through the historic district to see Civil War landmarks
  • Learn about the military strategies of the North and the South
  • This short tour is offered at two times to easily fit it into your schedule
What to Expect
This Civil War tour meets in Savannah’s Historic District at Warren Square. Get acquainted with your guide and group, and then take off by foot around the city. As you walk through the historic district, your guide tells you little-known facts about Savannah’s Civil War history. Pass by homes that belonged to generals and other buildings from the 1860s. Hear stories about the war, and learn about military strategies of both the North and the South. You’ll also get to hear about how civilians at the time of the war dealt with such difficult conditions. This Civil War walking tour in Savannah ends at the Green-Meldrium house, which is the home where Sherman was invited to stay and penned his famous Savannah missive to President Lincoln.
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Important Information
Departure Point
323 E Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
1h 30m
Return Details
14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
  • Professional guide
  • History of Savannah's role in the Civil War
  • Small Group experience
  • Gratuities
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
  • Comfortable shoes are recommended
  • Pets welcome
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travellers. If it’s cancelled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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mamamambo wrote a review Jun 2020
antigua1 contribution
We did not start on time and I would have appreciated more civil war info. I feel like it was 50% about Savannah alone.
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Date of experience: June 2020
Response from Brad S, General Manager at Savannah Civil War Guided Walking History Tour
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thank you for the review. Your guide covered every ounce of Civil War history that could be covered in a 1.5 hour tour! The history was a bonus!
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Abbey C wrote a review Jun 2020
Murray, Kentucky2 contributions1 helpful vote
It was a great tour if you want to get some exercise. You walk a lot but you get to stop & take pics & read what’s on the plaques. Our tour guide very very knowledgeable about the history of Savannah. If it’s a hot day I would take water.
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Date of experience: June 2020
Misty wrote a review May 2020
2 contributions
We were blessed to have Brad as our guide & to have taken this tour on a sunny, 70 degree day. We learned some very interesting things about the history of Savannah. The dedication to the preservation of this stunning city is incredible! I highly recommend booking a tour with
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christiebeebe1 wrote a review May 2020
Savannah, Georgia8 contributions1 helpful vote
Fantastic tour! Brad was a great guide who as a native was incredibly knowledgeable! Since it was just myself and my boyfriend on the tour he even threw in some haunted history for me.
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Anet6083 wrote a review Mar 2020
2 contributions
We booked this a few days before we visited Savannah. Our tour guide, James was unexpectedly casual and knowledgeable. We had a fantastic time and enjoyed his obvious familiarity with the historic sites, recommendations and banter as we walked.
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Date of experience: March 2020
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By: Savannah Walks
Great introduction to Savannah
Excellent small group (ten ppl max) tour and history of Savannah’s early start until now. Though it’s hard to cram
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Great, just enough history to be enjoyed, not boring
history from a history buff, good speed, well presented, not cheesy, but honest overview of actual history
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Memorable Tour of Beautiful Savannah
We loved this interesting tour during our first visit to Savannah! Great for all ages. Our teens were kept fascinat
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GREAT Walking Tour of Savannah
We took the Civil War Tour with William (aka "Brad") last week. We had a great time. He's a terrific story teller
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Lots of information. Very informative
This is a great tour. It is very informative. Savannah is steeped in history and quirkinesses. A lot of the histor
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Very fun history/ghost tour!
Like the title says, this was a very informative tour. Lots of history and some great stories! Very fun!
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Flake and a scam and a terrible liar
Had a trip planned paid for pre-Covid, but it got cancelled and we still have not gotten a refund despite going bac
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Northern Aggressor
Terrible. I'm from Michigan, and did not know I was a "northern aggressor" until I was informed from this bigot run
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Nice pace & informative
A gqood 90 Min tour that provides some unique perspective on Savannah’s history and tot bits on certain landmarks.
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Amy B
Wonderful Tour
We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable about everything. We leaned about the histor
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non-existent customer service - only Covdi19 situation?
Had cancelled trip due to pandemic. Called to cancel reservation, called again, sent an email, left two voicemail
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Best tour in Savannah
Brad was our tour guide and he was very informative and did an amazing job explaining the history of Savannah and t
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Brad was an excellent guide making the time we spent touring the historic district very personable and informative.
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Excellent introduction to Savannah
Enjoyable informative stroll through Savannah Beautiful city with a great history Recommend this tour
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Great tour - worth the time!
We did a 1.5 hour walking tour with James our first morning in Savannah. He was very knowledgable and funny! He m
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Key Details
  • Warren Square
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
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  • Languages Offered: English
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