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Danville Historical Society's Guided Walking Tour

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Millionaire's Row

Wonderful secrets shared! The tour developed an architectural detail game for the kids, and they... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Danville, Virginia
Excellent, thorough tour!

The Millionaire's Row walking tour with Joyce was enjoyable and filled with interesting details... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Greensboro, North Carolina
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Danville, VA 24543-0006
+1 434-770-1974
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Joyce W, Tour Guide at Danville Historical Society's Guided Walking Tour, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 14 August 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

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Reviewed 14 May 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
Reviewed 26 February 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.

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Reviewed 27 December 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

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Reviewed 16 November 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

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Reviewed 25 October 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
Reviewed 10 October 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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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