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Charleston History Tours

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Address: 96 Meeting Street, Washington Park, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: 843.901.9283
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Description: Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and...
Experience Charleston’s incomparable beauty, unique history and flourishing preservation with your acclaimed guide, Joyce Weir, whose knowledge of Charleston heritage, culture, and architecture is unmatched. Your 2 hour tour can be customized to what interests you most, which may include magnificent mansions, mysterious graveyards, graceful gardens, Revolutionary and Civil War sites, secret passageways, cobblestone streets,slave history. Got a camera? Photo tips provided! Tours depart 7 days a week at 96 Meeting Street in Washington Park. 9am in July and August. 10am the rest of the year. Reservations required.
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Joyce was knowledgable and very excited and passionate about her subject. Great historical tidbits and discussions and wonderful picture opportunities. We went on a Wednesday and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 30, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW via mobile

Joyce was knowledgable and very excited and passionate about her subject. Great historical tidbits and discussions and wonderful picture opportunities. We went on a Wednesday and had a smaller group which was lovely.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015 NEW

Joyce Weir's walking tour was illuminating, interesting, and enjoyable. She used our time well to hit the high-lights of the old city, adding interesting narrative to make the historical locations come to life. We came away with a new appreciation of Charleston and its place in American history. Will recommend her tour to others.

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Vonore, TN
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Joyce Weir of Picture Perfect Walks gave us 2 hours of history plus photography tips as we learned about the city. We heard about the old wall city, the four corners of justice, the Revolutionary War and natural destructions form fires and storms and the re-emergence of the city. We learned of the city founders and the different groups who... More 

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Waynesboro, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

My friend and I took this two hour tour and could not be more satisfied. The guide was knowledgeable and enthusiatic. Well worth the time and money. Would recommend to anyone that wants to learn about the historic area.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I took a walking tour with Joyce about a year and a half ago while on a trip to Charleston with girlfriends. We enjoyed it so much that I booked a tour with her again, this time on a trip with family. Even though I had been on the tour before, I still learned new things about the city and... More 

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Island, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

My husband and I scheduled this as our first tour on our recent visit to Charleston, and I'm so glad we did. Joyce is a fountain of information! She is a fantastic guide, full of interesting stories about the places on the tour. She obviously loves Charleston and loves sharing her city with visitors. Her photography tips are spot-on and... More 

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Charleston, South Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

This was the best tour I have been on in several cities that I have visitied. Everything is explained thoroughly and the extra attention to answer questions and point out good photo ops was well appreciated. I would highly recommend this tour to anyone visiting Charleston.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

My husband and I spent a long weekend in Charleston, and booked an afternoon history tour with Joyce. Joyce was a fantastic guide, and we had a lovely afternoon with her. She is incredibly knowledgeable and has a deep love for Charleston. Our tour with Joyce was a highlight of our long weekend, and made us eager to come back... More 

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

After looking on trip advisor we booked a tour with Joyce. She was such a wonderful guide and her love for Charleston is infectious. High recommended!

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

I've been on several walking tours and this was the best. If you want to see Charleston and learn about the history AND take great pictures - then this is the tour you have to go on! Simply the BEST tour!

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