Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour

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Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour
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Detail It lasts approximately 2 hours.
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Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour
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Immerse yourself in the captivating stories of the influential women that formed the heart of Savannah's history with Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour. Set against the backdrop of the city's picturesque, historic downtown, this tour offers an enthralling journey through the past, showcasing the triumphs, trials and extraordinary achievements of Savannah’s past women.

Upon arrival, you'll be welcomed by an expert guide, well-versed in the city's unique history. As you roam the enchanting, oak-lined streets, you'll journey back in time, tracing the footsteps of pioneering women who played major roles in the development of Savannah. The expected walking distance is about 2 miles across flat terrain, so comfortable shoes are a must.

From the city’s founding mothers to the influential women of the Civil Rights movement, the tour covers a broad spectrum of historical eras, honoring Savannah’s vibrant feminine legacy. Notable highlights include a visit to Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, the home of the founder of the Girl Scouts of the USA and the storied squares where women assembled to advocate social reforms. As you wander the labyrinthine streets, your guide will pepper the journey with riveting narrations and anecdotes, spun from the lives of these powerful female figures.

Founded by T.C. and Brenna Michaels, Genteel & Bard was borne of a passion for history and storytelling. Known for offering the 'first high-end Savannah history' tours, they have been lauded for their deep engagement with the city's rich, complex heritage. This particular tour is one example, spotlighting the women that brought great changes in Savannah, thus allowing you to experience the city through a unique lens.

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 Stop at  Chippewa Square
As far as stunning Southern charm goes, it doesn't get better than Chippewa Square. This lush and graceful locale — replete with a monument dedicated to General Oglethorpe — is steeped in history and beauty.
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 Stop at  Forsyth Park
Experience the timeless charm of Forsyth Park, Savannah's largest and most historic green space. Enveloped by centuries-old moss-draped oaks, this 30-acre paradise promises serenity with its iconic fountain, fragrant flower beds, and leisurely walking paths.
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 Stop at  Johnson Square
Discover the tranquility of Johnson Square, one of Savannah's original squares which dates back to 1733. Its lush landscapes, beautiful fountains, and historic monuments provide for a serene getaway.
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 Stop at  Lafayette Square
Immerse yourself in peaceful surroundings at Savannah's Lafayette Square, an urban sanctuary touched by history. This verdant haven offers an idyllic space for a tranquil escape or an outdoor yoga session. With quaint cobblestone pathways leading to the historic Hamilton Turner Inn and Flannery O'Connor Childhood home, Lafayette Square is the ideal starting point for engrossing Savannah explorations.
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 Stop at  Madison Square
Discover Savannah's heart at Madison Square. Stunning Antebellum homes surround a tranquil park with a historic cannon at its center. An epitome of Tranquil South, it’s the perfect spot to unwind during your city exploration.
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 Stop at  Monterey Square Park
Discover the majestic Pulaski Monument, a tribute to a revolutionary war hero, as you meander through Monterey Square. The lush greenery, combined with the towering monument, creates an appealing contrast.
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 Stop at  Wright Square
Stride through history at Wright Square, Savannah - where the monuments whisper tales of old. Here the Tomochichi monument pays homage to the Creek Indian Chief, sharing space with the peaceful park, blooming azaleas, and charming surrounding architecture.


In conclusion, the Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour provides an unparalleled opportunity to explore Savannah's exceptional history, told through the lens of its remarkable women. While the city is known worldwide for its ethereal beauty, this tour allows you to delve beneath the surface and glean a deeper understanding of the forces that shaped it. Don't miss your chance to journey through time in the heart of downtown Savannah and salute the indomitable spirit of its women pioneers. With our skilled guides as your storytellers, you are sure to come away with an enriched appreciation of this vibrant city.

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Frequently Asked Questions for Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour:
  • What methods of transportation does the Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour use?
    This is a walking tour.
  • Approximately how long does the Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking 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 Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour?
    Yes.
  • Is the Genteel & Bard's Savannah Women's History Walking Tour handicap accessible?
    Yes.

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