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Savannah's Civil War Tour

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Overview
The Civil War, the War between the States, the recent unpleasantness; whatever you call it, war is hell. An exploration of Savannah before, during, and after the Civil War, as seen through the eyes of its citizens and soldiers. Learn about the first secessionist rally, the cornerstone speech, Sherman's March to the Sea, Special Order #15, and the who, why, and when of slavery as the focus of the war.
Highlights
  • Explore Savannah’s Historic District during this Civil War tour
  • A guide tells stories and explains the city’s involvement in the war
  • Choose from multiple tour times to fit your schedule
  • Central meeting spot is convenient and easy to find
What to Expect
This Civil War walking tour of Savannah meets in the city’s Historic District. Once you get acquainted with your guide and group, set off on foot to explore. Your guide takes you to some of the most important buildings from the 1860s and tells tales of the city’s involvement in the war. Hear about civilians who went through this difficult time and the battles that took place nearby. Also, visit some of the generals' houses, and see where Robert E. Lee went in Savannah during his visits to the city. Your tour ends at Colonial Park Cemetery.
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Important Information
Departure Point
The Olde Pink House, 23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Duration
2h
Return Details
127 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
Inclusions
  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Professional guide
  • Civil War History of Savannah
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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We took the civil war tour with Pierce and it was incredible. We learned more about the civil war in 2 hours with Pierce than any high school can teach you. It was raining on our tour and he came prepared with umbrellas. He answered every question not only about the civil war
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Response from noblejonestours, Guest Relations Manager at Savannah's Civil War Tour
Responded 2 days ago
Thank you for your review, Amanda! We're so happy you enjoyed your tour with Pierce!
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Guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and very proud to show us his beautiful city and share its history with us. If you are interested in history and touring a city with a rich, historic past than this tour is for you.
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Really enjoyed the Civil War tour. Pierce was a great guide. Got to see so many things and Pierce was full of information.
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We had Mike as our tour guide and he was great. Very knowledgeable about ALL Savannah history, not just the Civil War, but the Civil War tour was dead on accurate and covered everything.
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Response from noblejonestours, Business Administrator at Savannah's Civil War Tour
Responded 1 week ago
Thank you so much for your review! We love all of our guests, but as historians, our guides love talking to other historians about history. We're so glad you enjoyed your experience!
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Mike gave us a terrific tour and discussion of the various points of view at the time of the Civil war. Highly recommend for those who have an interest in history and want to better understand the events around the war. Very enjoyable .
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By: Noble Jones Tours
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Amazing
We took the civil war tour with Pierce and it was incredible. We learned more about the civil war in 2 hours with
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Terry W
Franklin, Tennessee
242
Lots of interesting information
My husband and I decided to take this specific tour since we had just watched the movie midnight in the garden of
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Vacationer140266
61
Great tour and reasonably priced.
Guide was extremely knowledgeable, friendly and very proud to show us his beautiful city and share its history
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Jenna D
Prince Edward Island, Canada
21
Good Tour
Very informative tour and the guide could answer any questions asked by people on the tour. The tour guide tried
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Sara S
Madison, Wisconsin
3220
Historic City
Kelse knew his information. The weather wasn't ideal but we trudged on. The company had umbrellas which was very
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Patricia M
Falmouth, Massachusetts
109
Historic and beautiful Savannah
This was an excellent walking tour led by Mike Mack who is originally from Philadelphia but knows a great deal
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nhg00
154
Fun
Really enjoyed the Civil War tour. Pierce was a great guide. Got to see so many things and Pierce was full of
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JT98765
Southport, North Carolina
31
Excellent walking tour
This tour was recommended by the concierge at the B&B where we stayed. It lasted a little over 2 hours--the time
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Telemacchus
72
Great walking tour of Civial War Savannah
We had Mike as our tour guide and he was great. Very knowledgeable about ALL Savannah history, not just the Civil
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patrickaJ1380ZP
21
Great tour!!
Mike gave us a terrific tour and discussion of the various points of view at the time of the Civil war. Highly
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