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Civil War to Civil Rights Tour

Historic 2-hour "walking tour" covers a 2 mile area that starts and ends in the same location. Walk through the actual locations were history was made. Tour provides guest a glimpse into the History of Atlanta, Civil War to Civil Rights. Hear combined stories from the 1864 Battle of Atlanta with the 1964 Civil Rights, at locations where both intersect on the battlefield. This battle is known not only for its strategic and military significance but also for political importance. Highlights include: Creek Indians, Atlanta's Birth and Development,

Civil War, The Burning of Atlanta, The Battle of Atlanta in East Atlanta, Rebuilding the City, Segregation - White Flight Integration and Gentrification.

The Battle of Atlanta was fought on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman, wanting to neutralize the important rail and supply hub, defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood.

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  • What's included :
    • Local Guide
    • Entry/Admission - Burgess-Peterson Academy
    What's excluded :
    • Gratuities - recommended
    • Lunch
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Burgess-Peterson Academy, 480 Clifton St SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA

    This walking tours" which covers a 2 mile area that starts and ends in the same spot, the school parking lot.

    Highlights include.

    Creek Indians - Before Atlanta

    Atlanta's Birth and Development

    Civil War Begins

    Importance of Taking out Atlanta

    The Battle of Atlanta in East Atlanta

    Rebuilding the City

    Segregation - White Flight



    Duration: 2 hours

  • Departure Point :
    Burgess-Peterson Academy, 480 Clifton St SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA
    Departure Time :
    10:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Returns to original departure point
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Not recommended for travelers with back problems
    • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
    • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • 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 15 travelers
    • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
    • Face masks required for guides in public areas
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
    • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • 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.



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Organised by Great Exploration Tours

Activity ID: V-9295P103

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