Strong Women of the South History Tour

21 Magazine St Charleston, SC 29401
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Strong Women of the South History Tour
Detail Duration: 2 hours
Detail It lasts approximately 2 hours.
Detail Appropriate for All Ages
Detail Both Cameras and Video Cameras are Permitted
Strong Women of the South History Tour Schedule Schedule
Strong Women of the South History Tour
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Step back in time with the 'Strong Women of the South History Tour' in historic and charming Charleston, South Carolina, where women's contributions to shaping the South will come to life. This is not your average walking tour but an inspiring journey that unravels the exceptional tales of Southern women who showed resilience, courage, and innovation during trying times. Get ready to explore the city's historic districts, take in fascinating structures, and immerse yourself in riveting anecdotes.

Our tour fills up an insightful two and a half hours with visits to key sites such as Rainbow Row, The Battery, and the heart of Downtown Charleston, boasting Antebellum mansions, lush gardens, and centuries-old churches. It invokes stories about women from different walks of life who, despite societal constraints, made indelible marks in Southern history. Guides conduct the tours with vast knowledge and humor, ensuring an informative, yet engaging experience. It involves walking approximately 1.5 miles, so comfortable footwear is recommended. An intimacy is preserved with small group sizes allowing for personalized attention and all queries addressed.

From a female pirate to the first woman newspaper editor in South Carolina, and several Confederate spies, the tour takes participants through varied eras and diverse narratives. It uncovers the unsung heroines of the South and focuses on the impact their actions had on society. Turning history pages, it provides a peek into the Southern Civil War from the perspective of women who operated under the distrustful gaze of occupying forces. The length and breadth of the tour familiarize guests with the distinct appearance of the city’s architecture and the unique Southern charm.

The narratives presented during the tour are not just compelling; they are also incredibly influential, illuminating the significant role women played in shaping the South's destiny. Tracing back its roots, the tour was inspired by the novel 'Hidden Figures,' showcasing the role played by women of color in crucial fields, especially amidst segregation. Our guides have extensively researched these stories and are eager to give these women the recognition they deserve, making this tour a must for history buffs and feminists alike.

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 Includes Admission to  Old City Jail
Step into the haunting yet intriguing world of Charleston's dark history at the Old City Jail. Packed with thoroughly fascinating stories and chilling anecdotes, here you'll explore the past behind its ominous walls. This architectural marvel, once home to the city's infamous criminals, now captivates you by its eerie aura, leaving a poignant historical imprint that's uniquely South Carolina. Using your own imagination, it's a step back into time.
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 Includes Admission to  Unitarian Church in Charleston
Discover the grandeur of spiritual history at The Unitarian Church in Charleston, South Carolina. It is the epitome of old-world charm, boasting exquisite French Gothic architecture, draped with mossy oaks & vibrant Azalea flowers. The Church radiates serenity, offering a labyrinth for quiet reflection. A must-visit destination where beauty, history and spirituality intertwine.
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 Includes Admission to  Wentworth Mansion
Discover the grandeur of the Wentworth Mansion, a gem nestled in historic Charleston, SC. This lush Victorian-style retreat boasts 170 years of southern elegance, adorned with lavish Italian crystal chandeliers and intricately carved marble fireplaces. As you delve into the mansion, every corner unravels a tale of the estate's rich heritage. A visit here offers a luxurious escape and a captivating trip back in time.

In conclusion, the 'Strong Women of the South History Tour' in Charleston is not just about presenting the city's architecturally rich districts, but about giving voice to the uncelebrated women who have left a profound mark on Southern history. The tour promises a cultural fusion of insights into history, architecture, and feminism, all vital threads in the fabric of Southern identity. Engage, learn, and be inspired by this unique pursuit into women's roles in shaping the South. The captivating stories, picturesque locations, and charming city streets are like stepping into a living history book. A walk with us is certainly a walk into an unexplored timeline of history.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Strong Women of the South History Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Strong Women of the South History Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Strong Women of the South History Tour last?
    It lasts approximately 2 hours.
  • For what ages is the tour appropriate?
    Great for all ages.
  • What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
    Wear comfortable shoes.
  • Is photography / video recording allowed on the Strong Women of the South History Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Strong Women of the South History Tour handicap accessible?
    Yes.

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