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Charleston’s Strong Women of the South History Tour

The Strong Women of the South History Tour is an exploration of historical Charleston from the perspective of the founding mothers and women of every color who contributed to our Great American Dream. Along the way, you will discover the beautiful truth: Charleston is the matriarchal capital of the western world, a city once owned and controlled by women.

Our exploration begins at the alleged execution site of America's First Female Serial Killer. We stand in the spot where she met her fate and hear her story. Then, you get to decide: was she really a serial killer or a woman protecting her rights!

Next, we visit the homes and sites of the “Old Maids," Women’s Rights Activists, Printers, Artisans, Madams, Shopkeepers, and Plantation owners while discovering their contributions and conundrums, all written over by modern history.

Last, we visit the homes and shops of the women who built this great city.

per adult from

$38

AUD

Duration

2 hours

Voucher

Mobile ticket

Select Date and Travellers

No tour options available.

  • What's included :
    • Museum entry fee for the Philip Simmons House at 30-1/2 Blake Street.
    • Entry fee for the Halsey Gallery of Contemporary Art at 161 Calhoun Street.
    What's excluded :
    • Entry/Admission - Old City Jail
    • Entry/Admission - Wentworth Mansion ®
    • Entry/Admission - Unitarian Church in Charleston
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Old City Jail, 21 Magazine St, Charleston, SC 29401-1967

    Hear the stories of the beautiful, the bold, and the bad women who helped create the American dream.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Wentworth Mansion ®, 149 Wentworth St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA

    We stand in the shadow of the Wentworth Mansion, the largest-standing palace in the city. We ask the question, "who were the most important women that lived on this street?"

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Unitarian Church in Charleston, 8 Archdale St, Charleston, SC 29401-1959

    The mother of old Charles Town, the mother of America, and the mother of modern Charleston: hear the stories of the Strong Women of the South.

    Duration: 15 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    21 Magazine St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Return Detail :
    1 Fulton St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • 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 experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 20 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
    • Regular temperature checks for staff
    • Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by Holy City History Tours

Activity ID: V-134065P1

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