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Oyster Point Historic Walking Tours

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“civil war tour”(76 reviews)
“palmer stowe”(26 reviews)
“william harris”(24 reviews)
This two-hour tour is the perfect introduction to our historic city for first timers to Charleston and for the frequent visitor who wishes to learn something new! Our walk through the French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods covers the...more
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200 E Bay St, East Bay Street and South Market Street, Charleston, SC 29401-2611
+1 843-729-4662
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All reviews civil war tour palmer stowe william harris charleston history great tour two hours private walking tour highly recommend this tour high energy hour tour wealth of knowledge his passion informative tour beautiful city rich history small group historic district
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Bill did a wonderful job giving us so much information about this beautiful city.....the good, the bad, the ugly! We've lived in South Carolina for over 20 years, visit Charleston at least twice a year, but there's always something new to learn. Time and money...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank SC45LLL
Reviewed 2 days ago

Palmer was friendly, accommodating, and incredibly knowledgeable. She seemed to know everything about Charleston! We had a 3-year-old with us and she made sure we could maneuver his stroller around the city. Would definitely recommend.

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Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Vacation801708
Reviewed 1 week ago

The host was incredibly knowledgeable and took our questions without missing a beat. Even when our questions veered far beyond Charleston and into broader global history. Very impressed!

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Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Meander44050397310
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very informative and interesting. Our guide was well informed and personable. Walking is the best way to do a tour like this. We highly recommend the Oyster Point tour

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Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Bflaig
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We did the two hour walking tour of old Charleston. while the weather was a little chilly, Palmer Stowe did a fabulous job describing the history and keeping the entire tour interactive. We would highly recommend Palmer and the tour

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank fredt880
Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a wonderful trip - very informative and a great start to our vacation! The history was so interesting and the guide was very knowledgeable!

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Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Laura S
Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are looking for a great tour to learn all about the city of Charleston, then this is it! Palmer was our tour guide and she did a FABULOUS job, SO informative and energetic! We loved how we got not only a history on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 24angiep
Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent. Could not have been more interesting, informative and productive. I highly recommend this company.

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Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank FarAway47419519770
Reviewed 1 week ago

Palmer was a fantastic tour guide. I would highly recommend this walking tour to anyone going to visit Charleston. Palmer was incredibly knowledgeable. She did an excellent job of walking us through the history of Charleston and pointing out details I would have never noticed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Julia C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bill was very knowledgeable and passionate about the history of Charleston. We appreciated his willingness to embrace the less than pleasant sides of history of the city and provide us with a complete narrative of what made Charleston the bustling economic center it was in...More

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Kristen C
16 June 2018|
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Response from P S | Property representative |
Hi Kristen! The tour is stroller friendly. There are a few uneven sidewalks, at least one cobblestone street, and a few stairs to contend with, but we’ve had many guests with strollers take the tour without issue and our... More
19 February 2018|
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Response from Palmer S | Property representative |
The most any guide in Charleston can take on a walking tour is 20 people. How many are in your group will vary by season, time of the week, and time of year. There are a lot of factors that can affect how much we cover in... More
26 April 2017|
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Response from P S | Property representative |
Thanks for the question! We offer a two hour walking tour that explores the French Quarter and South of Broad neighborhoods of downtown Charleston. Over those two hours we discuss Charleston's nearly 350 year history, with... More