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Grits & Magnolias Walking Tours

Grits & Magnolias Walking Tours
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“civil war”(5 reviews)
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I'm a native of Savannah with a genuine love for this beautiful historic city and I enjoy nothing more than to share that with visitors. I consider myself a well-studied amateur historian of the South in general and of Savannah in particular and I...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1 E Broughton St, Savannah, GA 31401-3388
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+1 912-238-1151
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All reviews southern gentleman two hours civil war interesting facts southern charm his knowledge lovely city fantastic tour savannah history highlight of our trip midnight in the garden cecil yankee historian architecture characters topic
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Cecil is an accomplished historian with a thorough knowledge and passion for Savannah. He tailors the tour to each group of visitors. Are you a first time guest to Savannah? He gives lots of basic facts and stories? Prefer Civil War history? Great! He can...More

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

We went on our 3rd tour with Cecil Waters. It was again fantastic! Our teenagers, ages 14 & 15, really enjoyed it too! I can’t say enough about Cecil. He is a kind hearted gentleman who knows his history. He also includes interesting facts and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 3, 2018 via mobile

We came to Savannah knowing very little about the destination. After our extraordinary walking tour with Cecil, we felt like we knew the history, the characters and the lovely culture of his enchanting city. He is a master storyteller and kept our visit interesting at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour with Cecil Waters, who has extensively studied the history of Savannah and its people. This is a lovely walking tour amongst the mossy trees and key historical landmarks of the city. Cecil made the tour fun and interesting with his...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed April 5, 2018

For our three night March stay in Savannah we experienced a wide variety of weather, from sunny sixties to rainy fifties and wouldn't you know we had scheduled our walking tour the morning the sky looked as if it were auditioning for "Singing in the...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Cecil was a terrific tour guide, who entertained our family, which ranged in age from 10 years old to 78 years old. It was super interesting, the perfect amount of time, and the attention he gave our 10 year old daughter was really sweet. I'd...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 1, 2017 via mobile

My husband and I brought our dog on this walking tour. Cecil has a wealth of knowledge and great insight into local historic detail-not boring at all! We enjoyed the easy stroll discovering Savannah’s history, architecture and movie sites in 1.5 hours. $17 tour for...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank lsuhomske
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Cecil was ever so knowledgable, sharing his vast knowledge of Savannah history and relating anecdotes with charm and humour. We would recommend!

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank J6881VZsamh
Reviewed September 8, 2017 via mobile

Informative charming tour guide who gave a great guided tour. Booked last minute and very accommodating.

Date of experience: September 2017
2  Thank Amy S
Reviewed August 29, 2017 via mobile

Cecil is the ideal tour guide. He is literary a walking history bluff with a witty personality. My wife and I from Illinois and another couple from NY were the only people on the tour. Since we're technically Yankees Cecil would crack jokes about being...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Cecil is not a typical tour guide, he is someone who conducts the tours because of his deep love of Savannah. His price is very reasonable, and he customizes the tour to your groups likes. When you call his number, he... More
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