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Black History Tour

#72 of 141 Tours in Savannah
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Neighbourhood: Yamacraw Village
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Address: 301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah's Visitor Cener, Savannah, GA 31401-4217
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There is so much history in the Savannah area that I never knew. You will need more than one day to see all the sites.

Reviewed 28 September 2016
Melvin S
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Boston, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great guide! Fascinating history! Interesting to hear the unique history of the civil rights movement in Savannah.

Thank Kathy P
Los Angeles, California
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18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 January 2017

This is a terrific tour of important sites to African Americans AND to the struggle for civil rights. One of the best parts of the tour is to visit one of the churches which hid escaped slaves on the Underground Railroad. The tour is $22 for seniors.

Thank Wanderer-traveler
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83 reviews
40 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 January 2017

We enjoyed Karen's tour. The history of Savannah's City Market becomes crystal clear on the tour. Much more of the city's character, beginning comes clearer after this tour. We would definitely recommend Miss Karen's tour. We really loved every minute of it.

1 Thank Michael_94502
Level Contributor
4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

There is so much history in the Savannah area that I never knew. You will need more than one day to see all the sites.

1 Thank Melvin S
Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This was the tour we were most looking forward to when we planned our visit to Savannah and we weren't disappointed. Monica is a superb tour guide - passionate and superbly knowledgeable on her subject. She has fascinating - as well as disturbing - facts to impart which everyone should be aware of if they wish to understand American history... More 

1 Thank Moira N
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 13 September 2016

The Dennis Family reunion took this amazing tour and it was worth the money. Monica was the best tour guide hands down.

1 Thank tren0va
Deltona, Florida
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30 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016

This tour was very informative however....you don't get enough time to explore the Civil Rights Museum. The tour guide actually rushes you through to watch a video. There's so much info to see and read. I went with my husband and 2 young children and it's sad to see the suffering and pain that has occurred and then have to... More 

4 Thank Nina W
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

If You want to know about Black History in Savannah this is the tour to take. The Tor Guides are excellent.

2 Thank Henry W
Level Contributor
6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Mr. Johnny Brown came off arrogant to me, he talked really fast during the tour. However the tour was good and enjoyed it a lot.

1 Thank Latasa G
Savannah, Georgia
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 June 2016

My sister and I enjoyed our Freedom Trail. Tour learned many things about. slavery. In Savannah Ga. Plan on telling friends and family about our visit.

1 Thank munsondebee

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