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Address: Circular Fountain, Waterfront Park, Charleston, SC 29401
Phone Number: +1 800-979-3370
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Great "Ghoulish" History Tour

We chose the 7:30 tour. Ended up with a private tour, just two of us. Frank was our guide, he was wonderful. Full of interesting facts, with a little drama thrown in. This was... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 19, 2015
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Concord, North Carolina
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Concord, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We chose the 7:30 tour. Ended up with a private tour, just two of us. Frank was our guide, he was wonderful. Full of interesting facts, with a little drama thrown in. This was not your typical spooky tour filled with scare tactics. The Unitarian Church Cemetery was fascinating. It was great, thanks Frank! ** Bundle up if it's winter.... More 

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Lyons, Kansas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

Good history, but our guide was not very dramatic and it wasn't like a ghost hunter type of adventure.

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Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin
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6 reviews 6 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

We picked this tour among the others for its positive reviews and inclusion of the Unitarian Church Cemetery and were not disappointed. The tour began at the Waterfront Park fountain, our 7:30 group of 4 smaller than other groups encountered, which were much larger, giving us the advantage of complete mutual attention between guide and audience. Guide Cody gave local... More 

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Flat Rock, North Carolina
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

We chose the late 9:30 tour, which started from the Waterfront Park. Ended up having a private tour, no one else joined us. Frank was our tour guide and he was fantastic! My 10 year old niece came home with great ghost stories. The Ghost of Charleston has exclusive privileges to the Unitarian Church Cemetery. We entered into the locked... More 

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Stuttgart, Germany
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81 reviews 81 reviews
46 attraction reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Maybe it was the tour guide, Frank, but the tour was exciting from the beginning to the end. The ghost stories are nice, but you learn a lot of history in the process - and you will not be bored, either. Made me really appreciate Charleston.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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92 reviews 92 reviews
18 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

We booked the Ghosts of Charleston Tour, as it is the only company that takes you into the old Unitarian Church graveyard. The tour no longer leaves from Waterfront Park, rather we met at and left from somewhere along N Market St. Cody, our guide, was knowledgeable, and did have lots of interesting stories and information about historic Charleston. He... More 

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Columbia, South Carolina
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My wife and I went on this tour hoping to see something... we most certainly did...I encourage all to bring a camera with a good flash. The tour guide was detailed, educated and well informed about the history and tales of the city. Charleston is a perfect city for this type of tour, dark and the low light settings help... More 

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Arlington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

We had essentially a private tour--as it was a cold and windy night. But the kids had a lot of fun, and I enjoyed walking through the back alley ways and churchyards after dark. Definitely spooky.

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Anniston, Alabama
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

I talked my husband into taking the tour of the Old City Jail. Loved the history surrounding the building and some of the persons imprisoned there. We took an afternoon tour, so was still daylight. I was taking pictures with my cellphone as we were doing the tour. When the tour was over, I was going through the pictures and... More 

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Landrum, South Carolina
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2014

Recently went on a "ghost" tour with Charleston guide Eric Lavender. As if his knowledge of pirates wasn't enough, his presentation re: the paranormal may convert the most ardent skeptic, namely...me. Not based on theory or conjecture, the "happenings" in and around Charleston are documented. One in particular dating back to only 1939. You will, at best, come away "wondering"... More 

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