Savannah Civil War Walking Tour
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Though it is now known as one of America's most haunted cities as well as the Garden City for its luscious landscaping, Savannah was once plunged into one of the bloodiest battles in the United States; on the Civil War Walking Tour, you'll learn all about this city's role in the greatest battle in US history. The tour lasts approximately 90 minutes and includes about one mile of walking, so it is great for all ages and fitness levels. It will absolutely be enjoyed by those who are interested in history and is a unique way to uncover the heritage of the Southern city of Savannah.
On the tour, guests will be taken to see the homes of some of the most prominent Southern generals. As you take in the sights of these impressive buildings, you will learn all about the role Savannah played in the war and the military strategies used to fortify the city. Though the Civil War would not officially begin for three months, in January of 1860, Georgian troops seized Ft. Pulaski. It was from then on that the city was plunged into the war.
As it pitted brother against brother, the Civil War was considered the worst in US history, and as it is one of the most significant battles fought, the remnants of the war still haunt history books today. Learn all about Savannah and its role in this significant battle on the Civil War Walking Tour.
- How much walking is involved?
There is about a mile of walking.
- Approximately how long does the tour last?
It lasts approximately 90 minutes.
- For what ages is the tour appropriate?
It is appropriate for all ages.
- What type of dress & footwear are recommended?
Wear comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
- Where does the tour depart from?
It departs from 323 E Congress St
- Is photography / video recording allowed on the Savannah Civil War Walking Tour?
Yes, cameras are permitted.