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Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil Walking Tour of Savannah

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    Stop At: Mercer Williams House Museum, 429 Bull St Monterey Square, Savannah, GA 31401-4935

    We make a stop in front of the Museum to talk about the history of the house; its use as a film venue; Jim Williams, his trials, and his demise; and how the house became a museum.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Johnson Square, Bull Street Between Bryan and Congress Streets, Savannah, GA

    We stop here to talk about Johnny Mercer and the Midnight movie soundtrack.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Reynolds Square, Abercorn Street Between East Bryant and East Congress Streets, Savannah, GA 31401

    Our tour begins here.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Monterey Square, Bull Street Between Taylor and Gordon Streets, Savannah, GA 31401-4913

    This is the square upon which the Mercer House is located.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Hamilton-Turner House, 330 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-4636

    Out tour stops here to talk about the property's role as home to Joe Odom.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Savannah Historic District, 301 Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Savannah, GA 31401-4217

    Our entire tour takes place in the Savannah historic district.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Olde Pink House, 23 Abercorn St, Savannah, GA 31401-2713

    This is at the starting point of our tour. We talk about the role Jim Williams played in its restoration.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Forsyth Park, Drayton St and E Park Ave, Savannah, GA 31401

    Our tour ends here.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Armstrong House, 447 Bull St, Savannah, GA 31401-4960

    Our tour stops here to talk about the property's history and its role in Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Savannah Sidewalk Tours, Reynolds Square, intersection of Abercorn and East Bryan streets, Savannah, GA 31401

    All Savannah Sidewalk Tours start here.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Reynolds Square, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
    2h 30m
    Return Details
    Fountain at Forsyth Park, 1 W Gaston St, Savannah, GA 31401, USA
    • Local licensed professional Savannah tour guide
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • This tour does not include a tour of the Mercer Williams House Museum.
    • Entry/Admission - Mercer Williams House Museum
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • A moderate amount of walking is involve, comfortable walking shoes are recommended
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 10 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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    Reviewed 5 days ago

    We had a great tour with Martin Sinderman, the owner. We learned so much about the true story of what happened vs. what the book/movie reflects. We also learned a lot about the history of Savannah. We were there the weekend before Dorian and some...More

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank dhorres
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    What a fabulous walk around historic and interesting parts of Savannah. We did the trolley tour to get a feel for the city the previous day and learned so much more on Martin’s guided walk. Even if you are not familiar with the book, the...More

    Thank MarijkeW124
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had such a great time on this tour and we learned so much about Savannah in the 80s and 90s. Martin really paints a great picture and transports you back in time. And he recommended an amazing BBQ place (Sandfly) to us that we...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Miranda H
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    This walking tour is a MUST if you are a fan of the book and movie. Martin is extremely knowledgeable about both and gives wonderful facts about the history of Savannah and about the book/film. You visit all the places mentioned in the book along...More

    Thank la_chano
    Odyssey814281, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    Thank you, Shannon. It was a pleasure to have you on the tour! Martin Sinderman

    Reviewed July 26, 2019 via mobile

    Very good tour and very well informed about the book and the places along the way! Highly recommend for book fans

    Date of experience: July 2019
    Thank Jaime M
    Odyssey814281, Owner at Savannah Sidewalk Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

    I'm glad you enjoyed the tour. Thank you for walking with me! Martin Sinderman

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    Questions & Answers
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    Analiz P
    June 8, 2019|
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    Response from smartin954 | Property representative |
    I'm Martin Sinderman.I own Savannah Sidewalk Tours. Well-behaved leased dogs are always welcome on my tours.
    June 17, 2018|
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    Response from VancouverLAMI | Reviewed this property |
    It is open, I can’t answer the conceirge question. Jim Williams’ sister lives upstairs; I heard several times it was a disappointing tour.
    April 13, 2018|
    Response from VancouverLAMI | Reviewed this property |
    It is a slower pace as we stopped and listened to the guide. It is a fair distance though; and the whole time (approx 2 hours) was almost entirely standing.
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