Lost Stories Of Black Charleston Walking Tour

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Listen to the lost stories of black Charleston on this 2-hour walking tour. Hear forgotten folktales and learn about the heroes and heroines who were left out of the history books. Gain more understanding about Charleston's role in the nation's history on this enthralling walking tour.


  • Soak up the atmosphere on a walking tour
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Step back in time on a history tour

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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 goinginto 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.

Inclusions for Lost Stories Of Black Charleston Walking Tour

  • Professional guide
  • Walking tour

Exclusions for Lost Stories Of Black Charleston Walking Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

Children must be accompanied by an adult

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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4 Traveler Reviews

  • This was terrific the guide was excellent and so informative

  • This is a MUST do in Charleston. Damon Fordham is informative, entertaining and just amazing in his presentation of facts and the history of Charleston. So glad we did this as our first walking tour, sets the bar high. Highly recommend this and would walk with him again for sure.

  • The tour guide was extremely knowledgeable and enthusiastic. My mom and I really enjoyed learning about history that is not typically covered in the classroom or in other history tours. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Charleston!

  • This was a wonderful tour lead by and extremely knowledgeable historian who shared very interesting facts about Charleston that are not commonly known. I highly recommend taking this walk!

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