It’s no secret that Savannah, Georgia, has had an incredible past. When you walk down the cobblestone streets or through the pristine squares, you’ll find history around every turn! Even our 1855 bed and breakfast has amazing stories to tell. If you want to learn something while you’re here, consider one of the Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours. With a focus on slavery, these walking tours are some of the best in our city.
About Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours
Unfortunately, the history of slavery in Savannah is forgotten by some. Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours focuses on the institution of slavery in the city all the way up to the Civil War. You’ll be brought through the “forgotten footpaths” where slaves were once sold and told stories of individuals that have been passed down through generations.
Where Is the Tour?
Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours will take you through what was once Savannah’s City Market Square. For 200 years, this was the city’s center that countless slaves passed through. You’ll also tour the city’s Historic District from the Old County Courthouse to Bay Lane. Many of the buildings here are true to the 1850s and serve as a window into the past.
When Are Tours Offered?
Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours is open every day of the week! Each tour lasts for about an hour and a half and start at 10:00 a.m. each morning. If you would like to tour at a different time, you can always call and ask. Reservations are required for tours; all you have to do is call (912) 695-3872.
How Much Does a Tour Cost?
Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours has different rates for individuals and groups. The current rates are as follows:
Adults- $20 per person
Children under 12- $7 per person
Seniors over 65- $14 per person
Group rate- $17 per person with a deposit
Do You Want to Learn More?
Our city is filled with countless ways to learn about its history. If you’d like to experience other excursions like the Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours, there are other black history tours you can gain some knowledge from. Consider these:
- Freedom Trail Tour– If you aren’t a fan of walking but still want to learn, consider the Freedom Trail Tour. From the comfort of a van, you’ll be taken to important spots throughout the city.
- 40 Acres and a Mule– This 2.5-hour journey will take you to six of our squares to bring you through our history of slavery and the road to freedom.
Come Learn in Savannah
Our city is filled to the brim with learning opportunities. Stay with us at Presidents’ Quarters Inn to experience them all! Located in the heart of Savannah’s Historic District, you’ll be just moments away from all the stories our city has to tell. Browse our luxurious accommodations to start planning your stay. We pride ourselves in outstanding service, so don’t hesitate to ask about things like the Footprints of Savannah Walking Tours or other excursions! We look forward to seeing you!