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Danville Historical Society's Guided Walking Tour

Danville Historical Society's Guided Walking Tour
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Danville, VA 24543-0006
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

I was in Danville for a wedding which was to be held in one of the mansions on Millionaire Row... Joyce was a wonderful, funny and insightful tour guide! She brought each home to life. Sprinkled with 'secret' insider information, we learned how these homes...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 7, 2018

Wonderful secrets shared! The tour developed an architectural detail game for the kids, and they loved it!

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2018

The Millionaire's Row walking tour with Joyce was enjoyable and filled with interesting details about the beautiful homes and their varied histories. I learned a good amount of history and had fun exploring the area!

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

The tour takes nearly two hours and the time flies by! We walked along Main Street where grand houses were built by titans of the tobacco and textile industries during the late 1800s and early 1900s. Our guide was very knowledgeable not only about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Joyce W, Tour Guide at Danville Historical Society's Guided Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded August 21, 2018

Thank you! I had a great time too. Glad you could join us.

Reviewed August 13, 2018

It was a hot, humid summer day in Danville, Virginia, too hot and humid for a pair of 77-year-old retirees to take the Danville Historical Society's guided walking tour of the Danville Historic District, better known as Millionaire's Row. So after visiting the Sutherlin Mansion,...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed May 14, 2018

Due to health issues, I wasn't able to do the walking tour, but driving by was awesome. It's hard to describe the beauty and different styles of these homes. It's well worth anyone's time to visit Millionaires Row in Danville, Va.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Judy B
Reviewed February 26, 2018

We were guided by Joyce Wilburn during this super tour! Great thing to do in Danville. Really enjoyed the walking and authentic restauration of the old Tobacco and textile buildings. Also many very good restaurants and bars.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank CharlesfromNL
Reviewed December 27, 2017

Joyce Wilburn is an engaging guide, walking and talking groups through the history of Danville and the economics of adaptive reuse in historic tobacco district of Danville. Every tour, I learn some new tidbit - today is was about former stables (now high end condos)...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 16, 2017

Joyce led us on a tour of Danville's Tobacco Warehouse District and it was absolutely amazing. We recently moved to the district and we were truly surprised and delighted to se all the businesses and residences that have evolved from the formerly deserted tobacco warehouses....More

Date of experience: November 2017
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Reviewed October 25, 2017

What a lovely tour of such historical homes in the historical district of the city. The tour was easy to follow and the homes were well worth the price of the tour.

Date of experience: April 2017
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Cathy M
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Response from Joyce W | Property representative |
Call 434.770.1974 for answers to your questions and to make a reservation. It's possible to make the tour a walk/drive one if that would be better. The one house we usually go inside has about 6 steps. It's privately... More
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