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Two Sisters Historic Walking Tours

Two Sisters Historic Walking Tours
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Experience the charm of Charleston in a two hour walking tour with genuine local flavor. Join native Charlestonian sisters Mary Helen Dantzler and Therese Smythe, whose family dates from 1793, as you stroll through Charleston's most beautiful...more
Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
80 Broad St, Washington Park next to City Hall, Charleston, SC 29401
+1 843-343-2981
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All reviews mary helen everyone's names childhood home great tour seventh generation southern lady historic charleston washington park beautiful city walking tour of charleston highly recommend this tour high energy two hours she loves southern charm personal anecdotes grew up
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I am so glad I took the advice of previous reviewers and booked a walking tour with these lovely ladies. Not only do you learn so much about the history and traditions of Charleston, but you also see the love that these two ladies have...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Mary Helen Dantzler is a 7th generation Charlestonian who blends her family stories with her own amazing narrative that blends Southern history, architecture, social and economic insights into a completely enjoyable visit through the most interesting streets and lanes in the Holy City. She entertains...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Geraldine O
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went on this walking tour as a family of 4 and found it very entertaining - a great way to get the lay of the land in Charleston, and our guide Teresa had a sense of humor and seemed to know everyone in town....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank lindzococo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a walking history lesson about Charleston. It costs $20 cash. They do a good job and keep you entertained. It is a solid 2 hours with no sitting down. The cobblestone streets, while beautiful, are a pain to walk on.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank tmiller461
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We took the tour this morning and had a fantastic time. We came with our little one Juno and she loved Mary Helen. Great interesting facts and would definitely recommend to anyone wanting to know the history of Charleston. Definitely recommend,

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank mike_LDN24
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Terese gave an awesome walking tour today! Loved her passionate personal family history as she introduced us to many friends and opened special doors for us. Thanks Terese!! We learned so much from your experiences!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Inspire756450
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We had Therese as our guide and she was terrific. She is a native of the city and seemed to know every person we met along the way. She imparted her knowledge of history and architecture in an informative and interesting way. We were never...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank packedlite
Reviewed December 3, 2018 via mobile

If you are looking for a tour led by a true Charlestonian, you need to take this tour. Mary Helen was not only knowledgeable about the history of this beautiful city, but she has first hand experience with its revitalization. She makes you feel like...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank BethHegwer
Reviewed November 30, 2018

Astounding Therese could remember all our names and where we were from. Long time resident has solid knowledge of Charleston History and did not leave out the city's role in the slave trade and how it was based on economic greed. Allowed time to ask...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jamm354
Reviewed November 28, 2018

Wonderful tour. Mary Helen was engaging, entertaining, informative and a lot of fun. She knows the city and it's history very well because she has lived it as a 7th generation Charlestonian. My wife and I enjoyed her knowledge and wit and will definitely book...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Beverly M
June 28, 2018|
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Response from Kerri P | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just saw your question. I booked through their website.
May 7, 2018|
Response from edcmoverman | Reviewed this property |
Therese Smythe: 843-270-9945 Mary Helen Dantzler: 843-343-2981
Christina H
May 6, 2018|
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Response from SherryD56 | Reviewed this property |
I googled their website and booked through there. They quickly responded and were even so kind as to text me instead of email (since I'd told them in my comments that I was having trouble with email.) I believe they also... More