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The Porterdale History Tour

2101 Washington St SW, Covington, GA 30014-2321
+1 770-899-2294
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The tour was very informative and exciting! We enjoyed every minute! The tour included history of... read more

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gene230
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Covington, Georgia
Tour of Porterdale

The guides were punctual, prepared, eager to answer questions and very interested in the town of... read more

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Conyers, Georgia
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Historic Walking, Caravan & Trolley Tours. Day History and Night Haunted Ghost Tour with paranormal investigation. Most tours begin on the historic Covington Square at 2101 Washington Street Covington GA 30014. During the day walking tour, tourists will experience the history of Covington and the Cotton Mill Village of Porterdale. The tour includes a 30 minute introduction about the History of Covington, Tour Guides will then lead your vehicle on a 3 mile Caravan into the "Cotton Mill" Village of Porterdale where tourists will have opportunities to exit their vehicles at select historical locations. The Porterdale Haunted History tour is a night exploration beginning on the Covington Square then your vehicle will be led on a 3 mile caravan into the Haunted Cotton Mill Village of Porterdale. During the Haunted History Tour guests will be on a paranormal investigation of the haunted "Cotton Mill Village" of Porterdale Georgia. Tours are handicap accessible with advance notice.
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2101 Washington St SW, Covington, GA 30014-2321
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour was very informative and exciting! We enjoyed every minute! The tour included history of Covington and Oxford as well. The tour guides were entertaining and knowledgeable.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guides were punctual, prepared, eager to answer questions and very interested in the town of Porterdale and sharing its unique history.

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Shant'e R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank You! We enjoy learning history and studying culture. It is our pride and life’s work to share the information from our studies! We hope to meet you again on one of our other tours!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Thank you Shante and Kevin for caring about the history of Newton County and sharing your knowledge. The tour is very well put together and your enthusiasm is contagious. Makes me want to know even more about this wonderful County I call home. Very impressed...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have lived in Newton County all my life. I was born and raised in Newton County. I found the Porterdale History Tour very educational, informative, interesting and genuinely amazing. I will take this tour again for the information and education. They packed a lot...More

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Shant'e R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We enjoy what we do and consider the history tours to be an act of service to those who have worked hard to make Antebellum Newton County what it is today! Thank You for your feedback!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Enjoyed an in-depth tour of Porterdale's founding and subsequent evolution into a mill town along the Yellow River. Shante and Kevin brought history alive with a very informative review of the past and present of this little town. They have done their research and know...More

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Shante R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

We enjoyed having you in Porterdale and did learn a great bit of information from you too!

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Reviewed 30 April 2018

We went on the tour with limited knowledge about historical mill towns. Kevin and Shant'e were a wealth of information. They really exceeded all of my expectations and gave us a fabulous tour of the town and were the most gracious of hosts.

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Shante R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

Thank You for your compliment of how much we know about the Village! We are in continual study to make sure we bring our guests as much information as possible! Hope to meet you again!

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Reviewed 25 April 2018

The porterdale history tour is amazing! The old mill village on the yellow river is alive with history! Shante has done her research and knows this village! We started with an iced chai at Madd Lulu's, then hopped on the golf cart for the tour....More

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Shante R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 26 April 2018

We enjoyed having you guys on tour!

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Reviewed 14 April 2018 via mobile

Had a great time and if you're into the paranormal or in for ghost hunting I definitely suggest that you take this tour. Kevin and Shante are good friends and they know to entertain the masses.

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Shante R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 1 May 2018

You had a specific interest in the Paranormal, due to our extensive experience with Ghost Tours we were able to accommodate you. Thank you for booking your private Paranormal tour with us! We look forward to seeing you again!

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Reviewed 13 April 2018

I recommend you call to schedule your tour in advance. This tour company will set you up with Hotel, Dinner and other accommodations. This was the best tour I have ever been on. This was not on their regular tour schedule but they took us...More

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Shante R, Public Relations Manager at The Porterdale History Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 13 April 2018

We were glad to have you! When you come again, we will take you on a different tour.

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