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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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dennisechristinak wrote a review Jul. 2020
San Antonio, Texas6 contributions
Tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable on everything he showed us and even on some of the flora and fauna. Excellent experience even though it was hot and humid.
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Date of experience: July 2020
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 Jun. 23, 2020
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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By: Savannah Walks
Great introduction to the city
Our tour guide William was entertaining and very knowledgeable about the history of Savannah. We enjoyed our tour v
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Best Tour On Our Trip
This was the best tour that we did while in Savannah. Brad was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I would high
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Great overview of Savannah and its history!
Wonderful tour of Savannah with a lot of historical facts! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave a good r
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Great walking tour
Definite recommend. Guide really knew his history, and was very considerate. Called me the night before to ask if
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Excellent Tour
The tour was fantastic and our guide was very knowledgeable, answering any questions we had. Especially good for pe
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Definitely worth every penny!
Our tour guide was super nice and knowledgeable of everything around us. He answered all of our questions to make s
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Very informative
Brad was very knowledgeable and personable. Very good experience. Would definitely recommend. We are from Georgia b
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Very Informative
Our guide was well informed and responsive to questions. We recommend this tour for anyone wanting to know more abo
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History Walk
We enjoyed our historical walk learning of civil war events in and around Savannah and how the city was designed an
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Sarah Josh W
Amazing history
Great tour. Guide is amazing and knows his history. Went for haunted pub tour but due to COVID got the ghost tour
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Informative, interesting and engaging tour
Guide was patient, helpful, informative and friendly. We had a private tour and he took his time and really gave a
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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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Key Details
  • Warren Square
  • Duration: 1h 30m
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Free Cancellation up to 24 hours in advance
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Languages Offered: English
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