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Follow the Drinking Gourd African American Walking Tour

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US$ 25.00
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    What to Expect
    This tour starts at 10am from the feet of the African American Monument on River Street. Arrive early to check in! Please wear comfortable shoes, as we will be walking on cobblestone, ballast and concrete terrain. This narrated walking tour will take you through the different ports of entry of the slave into the very area that the Slave Marts & Jails were established. Hear true stories and see the remnants of buildings and monuments dedicated to the heroism and honor of those from that time. Discover the untold stories of the brokers, attorneys and auctioneers! See the building where the infamous "Wanderer", the last slave ship to bring enslaved people from African to Georgia. This tour is sure to leave you wanting to uncover more, pay honor to the ancestors of that time, and leave with heartfelt knowledge of a wearisome past.
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    Departure Point
    Tour takes off from the feet of the African American Monument on River Street. This monument sits across from the boarding of the Georgia River Boat Queen.
    Departure Time
    10:00 AM
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    The tour ends at Franklin Square on Montgomery and Bay. We suggest that you park in this area. You must pay the meters. First African offers parking at $10 for 4hrs or less.
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    • Professional guide
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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    Reviewed 1 August 2018 via mobile

    This was actually my 3 rd city and my favorite. The tour guide was very professional. She knows her history. She spoke in detail in regards to the different squares in Savanna. I could see the city through eyes of those who came before us....More

    1  Thank guebekah
    Reviewed 8 July 2018 via mobile

    Amazing tour! My tour guide was very knowledgeable, informative, enlightening, passionate, and professional. She was thoughtful in explaining the untold role certain individuals had in Savannah Georgia not written in American History.

    1  Thank connellw2016
    Reviewed 11 June 2018

    This tour was AWESOME!!! Our tour guide Ms. Jana was very informative, caring about our well-being (cause it was HOT, lol), and educated us on stories about downtown Savannah that I never knew anything about. I've lived for several years and never knew about some...More

    Date of experience: June 2018
    1  Thank InKingdomE
    Reviewed 23 January 2018 via mobile

    The tour was amazing. Focused mainly on African American history. I live in the city of Savannah, but didn’t know this city was so rich with black history.

    Date of experience: January 2018
    2  Thank Danielle B
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