Civil War Walking Tour
Explore Savannah and discover the obscure facts that surround some of the city’s historic Civil War sites.
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History buffs and tourists alike will enjoy this in-depth look at the tumultuous era in Savannah’s history. The two-hour walking tour spans approximately a mile and a quarter and is paced at a medium speed. After meeting at the Confederate Soldier’s Memorial in Forsyth Park, your guide will take you to some of the historic Savannah sites, peeling back the layers of the past to reveal some little-known facts about the Civil War and Savannah’s role in it. For a quick break, the tour stops at Caraway Café, where you can pick up a complimentary coffee, tea, soda or water. If you’ve worked up an appetite, you can purchase something at the café before moving on to the next site. The tour will pass The Green-Meldrim House, where Tecumseh Sherman once stayed, Johnson Square and several other famous mansions and monuments.
This tour gives detailed information about the Civil War that you didn’t learn in high school history. With sprawling mansions owned by luminaries of the war, notable birth places and several monuments, the tour doesn’t just give facts about the war, it gives guests an insider’s look at the people who lived it.