Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston 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.

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Pass By: Tour Charleston, 160 King St, Charleston, SC 29401

"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.

Stop At: Charleston City Market, 188 Meeting St, Charleston, SC 29401-3155

Visit sites starting with the Charleston City Market, a historic marketplace located in downtown Charleston. Then, head on to Jehu Jones Hotel, Catfish Row (of Porgy and Bess fame).

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Heyward-Washington House, 87 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401-2503

Pass by the Heyward-Washington House which belonged to Thomas Heyward Jr., a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Old Slave Mart Museum, 6 Chalmers St, Charleston, SC 29401-3005

Old Slave Mart Museum is the building that once held slave auction galleries, located in downtown Charleston.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Joe Riley Waterfront Park, Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2129

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.

Duration: 30 minutes

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Service animals allowed"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Walking tours take place entirely outside and our guides will make sure groups are remaining 6ft apart from each other. Masks are encouraged during the tour and sanitizer is provided upon entrance of meeting spot at Buxton Books (160 King Street). Masks are required inside Buxton Books."

Duração: 2 Hours
Ponto de partida: Buxton Books, 160 King St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

Cancelamentos e reembolsos: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.


  • 2-hour Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
  • Tours narrated by writer, historian, educator, and licensed tour guide, Damon Fordham
  • Experience Mother Emanuel A.M. E. Church stories that have faded from memory over the centuries.
  • Walk by historical Charleston sites such as Old Slave Mart Museum and the Heyward-Washington House

Não Incluído

  • Gratuities
  • Entry/Admission - Heyward-Washington House
  • Entry/Admission - Old Slave Mart Museum


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