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Danville Historical Society's Guided Walking Tour

Danville, VA 24543-0006
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Gorgeous Homes!

Due to health issues, I wasn't able to do the walking tour, but driving by was awesome. It's hard... read more

Reviewed May 14, 2018
Judy B
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Reidsville, North Carolina
Such a cool experience!

We were guided by Joyce Wilburn during this super tour! Great thing to do in Danville. Really... read more

Reviewed February 26, 2018
CharlesfromNL
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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.

Thank Judy B
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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.

Thank CharlesfromNL
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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

Thank S W
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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

Thank 25Steve838
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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.

Thank patricialP1110BZ
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Reviewed October 10, 2017

It was informative and kept a good pace. Walking shoes are preferable. The tour guide, Joyce was very knowledgeable and many people in the community knew her which promoted the small town charm.

Thank Tiffany N
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

Our 3-hour tour with Joyce provided great insight and understanding of Danville's Tobacco Warehouse District, Millionaire's Row, and Holbrook-Ross neighborhood. Joyce is incredibly energetic and knowledgable - it was a great learning experience for me.

Thank AlexNortherly
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Reviewed August 30, 2017 via mobile

A thoroughly enjoyable, informative walking tour. We were lucky enough to tour two houses and the owners couldn't have been more gracious. The tour leader was a pure joy. Highly recommended.

Thank Richard W
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

Born and raised in Danville, I still come back a few times a year to visit and thought I knew a lot about the history...until I took the Millionaires' Row tour. Joyce was delightful, funny, and a wealth of information. I had even brought my...More

Thank Kelly C
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Reviewed June 23, 2017

I took the Millionaire's Row tour and the Holbrook-Ross historic district tour, and both were fantastic! They all highlight "secrets" about the locations that you'd never know from just looking at them on your own. The Holbrook-Ross tour in particular contains a lot of gems--where...More

Thank Aldona D
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Cathy M
September 25, 2015|
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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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