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Ed Grimball's Walking Tour of Historic Charleston

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Pineapple Fountain - Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29412
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Great tour with Ed Grimball. So much knowledge this man has of Charleston with a true love of the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Dottie R
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Great tour, Great Guide

Ed is a great guide with lots of information to impart. Ed really loves the City of Charleston... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Ed Grimball is a 12th generation Charlestonian whose family settled on Edisto Island in 1682 and has been here ever since. Ed opened his walking tour business in 1996 and would consider it a privilege to personally show you his city.Your tour will explore the cracks and crevices of old, beautiful Charleston, touching on many subjects such as the Civil War, the Great Earthquake, the Preservation Movement, and our magnificent architecture. Must sees on your tour include the Four Corners of Law, the Battery, and Rainbow Row.
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Pineapple Fountain - Concord Street, Charleston, SC 29412
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with Ed Grimball. So much knowledge this man has of Charleston with a true love of the city.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ed is a great guide with lots of information to impart. Ed really loves the City of Charleston. The pace of the tour was perfect and 3 hours went by very quick. You will not be disappointed with this tour.

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Reviewed May 10, 2018 via mobile

We we’re so lucky we found Ed’s tour. It was a wonderful morning spent learning about Charleston and it’s history. Ed clearly loves his job and sharing his knowledge about Charlston. And that’s what you want in a tour guide. It was just perfect. Full...More

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Reviewed May 4, 2018

First and foremost, Ed is a true southern gentleman who takes his time and makes sure everybody has an enjoyable experience on his walking tour of Charleston. His knowledge of the history of the area mixed with modern day facts makes for a fun filled...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Ed is a gentleman. He has a tremendous knowledge of Charleston. His enthusiasm and love for the city are contagious. You will not get a cookie-cutter tour with Ed but you will end up wanting to have lunch with him.

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Reviewed April 2, 2018

Ed's tour is excellent. As a life-long Charleston resident, it is clear he knows Charleston. With his gentle southern drawl he weaves facts and Charleston history together with witty personal stories. Our tour group was very small and Ed was able to really focus on...More

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Reviewed March 11, 2018

My husband and I have been on many walking tours but this one is in a class by itself. Ed loves the city and his knowledge, enthusiasm, interest in his tour guests and their comfort and ability to answer any and all questions were in...More

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Reviewed February 20, 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our walking tour with Ed. He seems to know pretty much everything about Charleston and if he doesn't, he finds out and gets back to you! He showed us some of the most important historical sites in Charleston with lots of fun...More

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Reviewed November 19, 2017

Ed came highly recommended by a local friend. But when I checked his website, our schedules were not compatible, so I called him to arrange a private tour. My wife and I were in town for a Tango festival and knowing that many people were...More

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Reviewed October 4, 2017 via mobile

Fun and interesting walk with a lovely gentleman, who probably knows all there is to know about Charleston. When we took the walk the temperatures of the day where really high, so Ed made sure to keep us in the shade as much as possible....More

Thank Maria J
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