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Black History Tour

301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah's Visitor Cener, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
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“The Indigo Journey”

The tour with Karen was fantastic! She really knows her stuff, and will tell you where the city... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
A TripAdvisor Member
via mobile
5 Star Tour

My family and I have attended African American Historical tours in several southern states over the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dwayne W
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Lithonia GA
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301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah's Visitor Cener, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
Yamacraw Village
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"johnnie brown"
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"civil rights museum"
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"underground railroad"
in 12 reviews
"african americans"
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"first african baptist church"
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"comfortable van"
in 2 reviews
"enlightening experience"
in 2 reviews
"important sites"
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"men and women"
in 2 reviews
"visiting savannah"
in 8 reviews
"first hand"
in 2 reviews
"highlight of our trip"
in 2 reviews
"great guide"
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"information"
in 32 reviews
"stops"
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"freedom"
in 3 reviews
"legacy"
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A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The tour with Karen was fantastic! She really knows her stuff, and will tell you where the city has decided to bend the truth. I would highly recommend this tour!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I have attended African American Historical tours in several southern states over the years and I'll say that this tour was by far one of the best. The information was most relevant and unfiltered. There was a ton of information to absorb,...More

3  Thank Dwayne W
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Reviewed 13 March 2018

Took this tour 5 years ago and it was great. Brought a school group; had made contact and signed a contract as to what the cost per student was and specific attractions we'd visit. The tour started out suspicious when suddenly Mr. Brown assumed he...More

1  Thank Janice T
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Reviewed 12 March 2018

The Indigo Journey Tour was the highlight of our trip to Savannah. Karen Wortham is very, very knowledgeable and provides in-depth information about the history of Savannah and slavery. She is a wonderful storyteller who brings the people in her stories back to life as...More

2  Thank ShB2014
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

"And while the indigo had faded from their skin, I could see the dye still lingering in their nails. Like the indigo in their fingernails still growing out even after they scrubbed the blue pigment from their skin, the impacts of slavery linger on even...More

4  Thank AussiesMum
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Loved the tour hated the walking but it was very interesting ....learned some interesting facts. Will do it again!

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Reviewed 13 February 2018

We loved this tour and learn so much. Karen was an amazing story teller. We walked through the city and she pointed out so many interesting places with such rich history. She has a great sense of humor. We could not have asked for a...More

1  Thank miaposta
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Reviewed 31 January 2018

Other reviews mention that Johnnie Brown was difficult to understand. I am a speech-language pathologist and I have to say that there is more going on with Johnnie's speech than just a southern accent. He is very difficult to understand. And, while he seems somewhat...More

3  Thank ramblinggirl51
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Reviewed 25 November 2017

The Freedom Trail Tour was EXCELLENT!! The tour guide gave an in-depth tour to highlight the contributions and impact African Americans have in Savannah! The guide was very knowledgeable, able to answer all questions, very professional, and seemingly very proud of the rich African American...More

7  Thank PrinPalGreen
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Reviewed 19 September 2017 via mobile

Despite the mixed reviews I wanted to go on this tour because it seemed to be the only tour that specifically covered black history in Savannah, including the underground railroad, civil rights and other history sites and experiences and contributions of African Americans in the...More

5  Thank TravelChic_MIB
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David P
15 January 2017|
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Response from Michael_94502 | Reviewed this property |
I would send the tour an email to schedule the tour. They only provide the tour for those who have reserved ahead of time. I hope that answered your question.
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George M
13 May 2015|
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Response from Henry W | Reviewed this property |
The Freedom Trails tour is the best. PHONE: (912) 398-2785 301 MLK Jr BLvd - VIC, Savannah, GA 31401
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