Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

160 King St Charleston, 29401 29401
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Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
Detail This walking tour takes approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour Schedule Schedule
Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour
Upcoming Schedule:
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3:30 PM
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3:30 PM
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3:30 PM
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3:30 PM
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3:30 PM
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10:00 AM
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3:30 PM
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3:30 PM
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Introducing the stirring journey offered by the 'Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour'. Set in the beautiful city of Charleston, South Carolina, the tour provides an immersive exploration into African American history and culture. Entwining thought-provoking stories of Charleston's black community with the city's recognized historical landmarks, the tour celebrates lesser-known facets of the city's history that are equally significant and impactful.

Over the course of roughly two hours, you are set to encounter a combination of rich history and picturesque scenery. Led by a passionate and knowledgeable guide, you'll traverse approximately two miles through downtown Charleston. The expedition is both a gratifying scenic walk and a profound educational experience. Given the walking aspect of the tour, comfortable footwear is highly recommended. Many of the tour's points of interest are out in the open, so dressing for the weather is also advised.

Throughout the tour, you'll gain insights into seldom told and often overlooked stories of Black Charleston. Uncover the narrative of enslaved Africans who built and sustained one of America's most historic cities. You will pass by celebrated landmarks such as The Old Slave Mart Museum, the Historic Charleston City Market, and the Dock Street Theatre, each presenting its own remarkable stories from a new angle. The breathtaking architecture along the route, infused with centuries of Black Charleston influences, will hold your fascination.

The 'Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour' comes adorned with a rich backstory. It was designed to highlight parts of Charleston's history that have for long been muted, and you'll find yourself engrossed in stories of struggle, perseverance and triumph. The tour takes pride in its mission to teach, provoke thought, and promote understanding about the African American community's substantial contributions to Charleston's distinctive culture and history.

To sum it up, the 'Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour' offers a unique opportunity to step into historical moments, felt deeply within the city's landscape. It's a walk through time, presenting a kaleidoscope of experiences, ranging from the city's slave trade tales to achievements of Black Charlestonians. The tour isn't just about visiting a host of fascinating landmarks, but understanding their implications and acknowledging the history that lies within their core. At the journey's end, you'll surely feel enlightened and enriched by tales of courage, creativity and spirit that shaped Black Charleston's past and future.

 

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 Includes Admission to  Charleston City Market
Discover the colorful tapestry of Charleston's past and present at its historic City Market. A timeless attraction, it invites you to experience the charm of Southern hospitality as you explore its stalls brimming with handmade crafts, art, and exquisite local produce. Watch centuries-old weaving techniques, taste traditional cuisine, and bring home a slice of Charleston from your visit.
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 Includes Admission to  Heyward-Washington House
Immerse yourself in rich American history at the Heyward-Washington House, the enchanting dwelling of Thomas Heyward Jr., Charleston's historic maestro. Wander around the beautiful formal garden, or appreciate the original kitchen building and 1740s era kitchen tools. Every corner of this period home is a testament to Charleston's vibrant history.
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 Includes Admission to  Old Slave Mart Museum
Step back in time at the Old Slave Mart Museum. This historic landmark brings the African slave trade to life through authentic artifacts, gripping firsthand accounts, and expert exhibits, shaping a thought-provoking experience for any visitor.
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 Includes Admission to  Waterfront Park
Enjoy breathtaking views of Charleston's historic harbor at Waterfront Park. Dotted with palmetto trees and featuring the captivating Pineapple Fountain, it welcomes visitors to relish in soothing water breezes and mesmerizing sunset views—a true paradise for nature and history enthusiasts.

Join us on this enlightening tour—you'll see Charleston through a new, more inclusive lens, allowing you to appreciate the city’s inextricable blend of histories that created the contemporary cultural tapestry seen today. The ‘Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour’ isn’t just a visit, it's an experience of revelation and commemoration that you won't easily forget. Don't let these intriguing stories remain untold, embark on this enlightening journey and learn the depth of Charleston's rich Black history.

Frequently Asked Questions for Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour?
    Yes.

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