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Civil War buffs can research Savannah’s significance, but knowing the history behind each place is easier if you have a guide showing you the way. This Civil War tour in Savannah takes you to some of the most important places from the conflict, including generals’ houses and other buildings from the 1860s. Plus, you’ll learn about military strategies and little-known facts as you walk through Savannah's Historic District.
- Hear little-known Civil War facts during this walking tour of Savannah
- A guide leads you through the historic district to see Civil War landmarks
- Learn about the military strategies of the North and the South
- This short tour is offered at two times to easily fit it into your schedule
What to Expect
This Civil War tour meets in Savannah’s Historic District at Warren Square. Get acquainted with your guide and group, and then take off by foot around the city. As you walk through the historic district, your guide tells you little-known facts about Savannah’s Civil War history. Pass by homes that belonged to generals and other buildings from the 1860s. Hear stories about the war, and learn about military strategies of both the North and the South. You’ll also get to hear about how civilians at the time of the war dealt with such difficult conditions. This Civil War walking tour in Savannah ends at the Green-Meldrium house, which is the home where Sherman was invited to stay and penned his famous Savannah missive to President Lincoln.
323 E Congress St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
14 W Macon St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
- Professional guide
- History of Savannah's role in the Civil War
- Small Group experience
- Hotel pickup and drop-off
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
- Wheelchair accessible
- Minimum numbers apply. There is a possibility of cancellation after confirmation if there are not enough passengers to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.
- Comfortable shoes are recommended
- Pets welcome
- 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
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Brad with Savannah Walks was a great guide, easily heard, understood, and knowledgable. Brad is a Savannah native and holds a great deal of information about the Civil War and Savannah. He takes questions from the group and willingly takes the time to thoroughly answer. Brad is…
Date of experience: October 2020
Tour guide was very friendly and knowledgeable on everything he showed us and even on some of the flora and fauna. Excellent experience even though it was hot and humid.
Date of experience: July 2020
We did not start on time and I would have appreciated more civil war info. I feel like it was 50% about Savannah alone.
Date of experience: June 2020
Response from Brad S, General Manager at Savannah Civil War Guided Walking History Tour
Responded Jun 23, 2020
Thank you for the review. Your guide covered every ounce of Civil War history that could be covered in a 1.5 hour tour! The history was a bonus!
It was a great tour if you want to get some exercise. You walk a lot but you get to stop & take pics & read what’s on the plaques. Our tour guide very very knowledgeable about the history of Savannah. If it’s a hot day I would take water.
Date of experience: June 2020
We were blessed to have Brad as our guide & to have taken this tour on a sunny, 70 degree day. We learned some very interesting things about the history of Savannah. The dedication to the preservation of this stunning city is incredible! I highly recommend booking a tour with…
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By: Savannah Walks
I can't give it a 5 star rating because it wasn't what I had hoped for. It was an interesting tour but from an arch…
Best tour in Savannah
The best part of my Savannah stay was the historic homes tour with William . He was was so personable, knowledgea…
William was the best!
We had our favorite tour ever from William who very clearly knew every nook and cranny of Savannah and the stories …
Brad was a fantastic guide!!!
Brad was our guide for a 1 o'clock tour. He was engaging and informative. I am so glad that we signed up for this…
Changed the time on us a couple of hours before it started because the earlier tour had some kind of glitch. When w…
Brad was very entertaining and informative.
He shared lots of interesting history that we hadn't heard before. Enjoyed hearing about George Washington, Ogletho…
Savannah tour rocks
Love the in-depth tour and we liked the history that we learned from the tour guide. We also enjoyed going to the l…
Very Good tour
We enjoyed our walking tour with William who paired a very descriptive history of Savannah. Be sure to dress light …
This was the best!! Our tour guide was Brad. He was awesome. Super knowledgeable about the area, history and we had…
Great introduction to the city
Our tour guide William was entertaining and very knowledgeable about the history of Savannah. We enjoyed our tour v…
Best Tour On Our Trip
This was the best tour that we did while in Savannah. Brad was extremely knowledgeable and friendly. I would high…
Great overview of Savannah and its history!
Wonderful tour of Savannah with a lot of historical facts! The tour guide was very knowledgeable and gave a good r…
Great walking tour
Definite recommend. Guide really knew his history, and was very considerate. Called me the night before to ask if…
The tour was fantastic and our guide was very knowledgeable, answering any questions we had. Especially good for pe…
Definitely worth every penny!
Our tour guide was super nice and knowledgeable of everything around us. He answered all of our questions to make s…
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