Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour

Detail Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
Detail Informative, friendly and professional guide
Detail Step back in time on a history tour
Detail Duration: 2 hours
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Some Black history has been lost over the years. This  is why you need to take the Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour. Learn about the people, environment, places and the times of Charleston forgotten  Blacks. The tour will take you to areas or street that has plenty of secrets and history of slavery that has not been told over the year, to the old or to the young generation.

You will visit places like Catfish Row, Old Slave Mart, Heyward Washington House, Jehu Jones Hotel and the Federal Courthouse

Learn about the times from the Civil Right to the  Reconstruction of Slavery

End you tour by walking through the Charleston Harbor and the Waterfront  Park

Learn about the  forgotten blacks of Charleston.

See the important places where black heroes ( women or men) made unknown history.

Hear tales about the Mother Emanuel A.M.E church and what they mean to black people

Learn about the old folktales that was at on time told in secrecy

You will learn  of stories that there was resistance in the Reconstruction era

You will be amazed and fascinated  about stories that you had not heard or knew about

This is a 2-hour tour

You guide will tell stories of the history of forgotten figures in the City of Charleston

You will meet you guide at 9:30 to start the foot tour through the neighborhood

You will walk to the Old Slave Art Museum and the Heyward Washington house where you tour will end

Get a new perspective of Charleston's Black history  by taking the Lost Stories of Black Charleston Walking Tour. You will found  some intriguing facts and obtain important knowledge of that time.
Arrive at the Tour Charleston Headquarters, located at the corner of Concord and Cumberland, at 9:45am. Meet your professional guide and then begin your 2-hour walking tour by going into the heart of old Charleston.

"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.

  • Visit sites starting with the Charleston City Market, then on to Jehu Jones Hotel, Catfish Row (of Porgy and Bess fame), the Heyward Washington House, the Federal Courthouse, the Old Slave Mart and others. 
  • 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.

Pickup & Return:
Tour Charleston Headquarters.
Departure Times: 9:45am


  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour

Does not include:

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Information:

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
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