Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
Walking & Biking Tours > Walking Tours > City Walk
$28
Duration: 2 hours
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Listen to the lost stories of black Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Hear forgotten folktales and learn about the heroes and heroines who were left out of the history books. Gain more understanding about Charleston's role in the nation's history on this enthralling walking tour.

Arrive at the Tour Charleston Headquarters, located at the corner of Concord and Cumberland, at 9:45am. Meet your professional guide and then begin your 2-hour walking tour by going into the heart of old Charleston.

"IF THESE STREETS COULD TALK..." and now they will. Author, historian, educator and licensed tour guide, Damon Fordham combines his powerful blend of artful storytelling with solid historical and personal perspective.

  • Visit sites starting with the Charleston City Market, then on to Jehu Jones Hotel, Catfish Row (of Porgy and Bess fame), the Heyward Washington House, the Federal Courthouse, the Old Slave Mart and others. 
  • See and hear about lesser known places where heroes and heroines made history...but missed the history books.
  • Walk the path from slavery through Reconstruction to civil rights.
  • End by walking along the beautiful Charleston Harbor through Waterfront Park.
Discover the forgotten stories of black Charleston on this captivating walking tour.

Listen to the lost stories of black Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Hear forgotten folktales and learn about the heroes and heroines who were left out of the history books. Gain more understanding about Charleston's role in the nation's history on this enthralling walking tour.