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Our 1-hour Ghostly Tales tour takes you through Williamsburg's historic area in the evening. You will be introduced to the historic importance of each site visited, you will hear of the local ghostly legends that surround them, and of recent...more
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201 W Duke of Gloucester St, Williamsburg, VA 23185-3619
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+1 757-634-2452
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Reviewed yesterday

The tour was awesome! It mixed colonial history with information about the paranormal activity in Williamsburg. Our tour guide was enthusiastic and well informed. We highly recommend this tour to anyone wanting such a tour. The ticketing process was easy and the agent was very...More

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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed very much. Very informative and educational. The woman was very passionate about what she was telling us and it gave me a very feeling about the entire experience. Very raw and honest !!

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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed the tour. Thought it was drug out too long . Also would have been nice to have a rest when seats were available

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Guide was very knowledgable. She made history come alive. She was also conscious of our need for comfort, pausing in the shade to speak about the details of the area and also finding benches for us to rest on while she related other stories. My...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Our tour guide was very knowledgeable and interesting. She helped us get a better understanding of the African American history of the area.

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very informative. For those who don't have a lot of time, it's a great value. I would recommend the tour.

Thank cseagren
WmburgWalkingTours, Owner at Williamsburg Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review. Our history tours are meant to be thorough overviews of the city within a 90-minute timeframe. We appreciate your pointing that out.

Reviewed 1 week ago

Trish was fantastic. We had a tour with her on Sunday morning and loved every minute of it. She had great info, prepared with pictures and even recommended some great books that we've already added to the Amazon account. We have had season passes to...More

Thank Heather A
WmburgWalkingTours, Owner at Williamsburg Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We try to bring our research to bear on the city's history in a qualifiable way, and appreciate your comment that we enhance the experience of visiting here. Thank you for your kind words, and we look forward to seeing you again at Christmastime.

Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and cousins took this walking tour yesterday and were fascinated by our Guide Trish. She was amazing in her knowledge of the African History. We just could not hear enough. What she was telling us you will not read in history books. Please...More

Thank MarionNJ
WmburgWalkingTours, Owner at Williamsburg Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Oral history -- storytelling -- passed down through generations of all Americans must be preserved. The truth has increasingly become obscured by those who would like to ignore it because it makes them uncomfortable. Our collective history as a country depends not on social media...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Trish is just a wealth of information, stories are spot-on in their relevance to the contributions of the enslaved Africans and African-Americans in the Virginia Colony. My wife and I wanted to take her home to Michigan with us to continue to listen to her...More

Thank Greg O
WmburgWalkingTours, Owner at Williamsburg Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We've been moving toward all the things that you've mentioned in your much-appreciated review. After seven years, Williamsburg Walking Tours can honestly claim that our African American History tours are unique in Williamsburg. We are proud to have introduced these important stories -- never whitewashed...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Myself and my husband did the African American tour with Trish. I love history and have been to Colonial Williamsburg several times. Its always informative, Trish is NEXT LEVEL. She keeps it real and brings this countries history to life. She will make you think...More

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WmburgWalkingTours, Owner at Williamsburg Walking Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We like that "next level" phrase. It reflects directly upon the research we've done, and continue to do, to create and remain the original and only African American History Tour in Williamsburg. The book should be ready in manuscript form sometime next year. Thanks

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Tiger1911
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Response from Red5010 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, that is Wiliamsburg Walking Tours!
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There are several paid lots nearby. We parked at the Visitor's Center which was free. It was a little farther away and made for a good walk, but certainly not horrible. Just make sure to allow yourself plenty of extra... More
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