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Historic Charleston

Trip at a Glance

  • Locations

    Charleston, South Carolina, United States

  • Activities

    Heritage-History Tour, Sightseeing

  • Price
    Custom Price
  • Duration

    2 Hours

  • Avg Distance

    As arranged

  • Departure Day(s) and Time(s)

    As arranged

  • Starting Location

    Tommy Condon's irish Pub at 160 Church Street

  • Price Includes

    Guide Service

Highlights

  • Get up close and personal with the history of one of America's most famous cities.
  • Areas included on this walking tour: East Bay Street, Church Street, Meeting Street, Rainbow Row, Chalmers Street, The Battery and the City Market.
  • Experience nearly 350 years of history as we stroll and explore many of the famous areas of historic Charleston.
  • You will pass many Charleston landmarks such as The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Powder Magazine, and more.
  • See areas featured in movies such as "The Notebook", "The Patriot", "Reap The Wild Wind" "North and South" and more.

Guide

Trip Info

This walking tour is designed for those who want to get up close and personal to the history of one of America’s most famous cities. Experience nearly 350 years of history as we stroll and explore many of the famous areas of historic Charleston. This tour includes naration on many of Charleston’s most important homes and areas.

Along this wonderful journey into the past, you will pass many Charleston landmarks such as The Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, Powder Magazine, and many more.

Founded in 1670, Charles Towne was originally a proprietary colony. Named after King Charles II of England, Charles Towne became an important city in the colonies. At one time, Charles Towne was the wealthiest colony south of Philadelphia. Eventually, Charles Towne became a British crown colony and rid themselves of proprietary rule. During the American Revolution, more battles were fought in South Carolina than any other colony. Following the Revolution, Charles Towne became Charleston and part of the new state of South Carolina.

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