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A great tour that comprehensively covers the history of Charleston.

I had Bradley Wallace as the guide (the husband of one of the Middleton's). He was enthusiastic... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Daniel B
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South Perth, Australia
Wonderful and Informative

The Middleton Sisters really know their stuff! And learning about the history of Charleston on one... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
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Join a local Charlestonian for a personalized local perspective of the history and characters of the city. All of our guides are licensed locals who possess a knowledge and love of Charleston which will give a unique and accurate understanding of...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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200 E Bay St, Steps of the US Custom House, Charleston, SC 29401-2611
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had Bradley Wallace as the guide (the husband of one of the Middleton's). He was enthusiastic, answered everyone's questions, and was extremely knowledgeable about the area. He added personal anecdotes to the history which was a nice touch. I highly recommend this tour based...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I took this tour a few weeks ago. The first mention of slavery was 55 minutes into the tour. I know because I looked at my watch, astounded that it had taken so long. Despite a sprawling, detailed history of Charleston's colonial founding, the economics...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Middleton Sisters really know their stuff! And learning about the history of Charleston on one of their walking tours shouldn't be missed when you are visiting the city.

Thank Suzanne H
Reviewed August 20, 2018 via mobile

This was the best walking tour I have done! It was very informative and interesting to learn from an authentic historian. Martha’s personal history and ending the tour in her family’s garden made the tour very special.

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Reviewed August 13, 2018

I had the most amazing history tour of this most interesting city that was led by the most warm, friendly, welcoming host I can remember. She(sorry ... I can't remember her name) was also a long time local and a historian from the local College....More

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Reviewed August 8, 2018 via mobile

Great tour with Martha would recommend to any interested in history and Great for young kids. Martha was awesome and a great resource.

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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

This walking tour was fantastic! I highly recommend Martha, she is so incredibly knowledgeable and brought the rich history and beautiful city of Charleston to life!

1  Thank mirissakelly6
Reviewed August 2, 2018

Found this tour by looking at some "things to do" in Charleston from Pinterest. For our guide, we had one of the Middleton sisters husband as our guide - at first, I was a bit disappointed that we didn't have one of the "13th generation...More

1  Thank BrookeCroz
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

We had Maggie Rice as our tour guide. You could tell from the start she knew her history! Maggie shared so much rich history of he original walled city of Charleston. It was hot but she managed to keep us in nicely shaded spots for...More

1  Thank Brittany J
Reviewed July 17, 2018 via mobile

First off we had a classic Charlestonian Jessica as our tour guide. Her and I hit it off as both of us love history. We did a good amount of walking and really is amazing how well they preserved Charleston. It feels like walking through...More

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Brooke T
March 13, 2018|
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Response from Jessica O | Reviewed this property |
Yeah, this might wear out a five-year-old. You walk slow and stand around a bit. After two hours, my kids were getting tired, and they are 10 and 13. if you are willing to leave after an hour or so, that could be a solution... More
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Janie R
February 15, 2018|
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The tour has many stops and between the stops it’s a regular pace of walking. I’m not sure how your knee would be by then but another thing to consider is the tour covers a large distance around town. There might be a more... More
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