Lost Stories of Black Charleston

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Overview

 

Get an inside perspective on Charleston's lesser-known black history during this 2-hour walking tour. Listen as your guide tells forgotten folktales and facts about important figures in the city's history.

Set off through Charleston's historic neighborhoods on foot, taking in the local ambiance from the ground up.  Listen as your guide combines historical facts, personal perspectives, and powerful storytelling. Stop by the Jehu Junes Hotel site, see Catfish Row, where the opera Porgy and Bess is set. Stroll along the ocean, through Waterfront Park and past the Charleston Harbor. Finish up with visits to the Heyward Washington House and the Old Slave Art Museum. 

After 2 hours, return to your starting point with a better understanding of Charleston's black history.