Historic Charleston: Charming Downtown

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 Enjoy a postcard walk of historic downtown Charleston. These streets and structures have been walked by presidents and foreign dignitaries, generals and soldiers, slaves and slave traders, and pirates and merchants. 

You will see houses, churches, graveyards, and enjoy stories of some of the people and places that helped shape this city’s rich history. 

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  • Can be played on
    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday

  • During these hours
    Whole day

  • Languages
    English

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Highlights

  • Explore Rainbow Row and learn the origin of its name

  • Find out the difference between a graveyard and a cemetery

  • Learn about one of the greatest blacksmiths the world has ever seen

  • Uncover the story of Anne Bonny, the world-famous pirate

Storyline

Charleston, 1731. Hub of civilization. Home to the religiously free. Hive of plantations and slaves. Your home.

You’re William Broughton, which doesn’t mean much, except your younger brother is a local star; they say even the slaves love him. He’s fixing to be the next governor, and to your distress, nothing stops him.

Today was a day like another until…
“The governor’s dead!” The cry comes from outside. “Murdered! They say it’s the Black Thumb.”
The black thumb? Here? You must protect your brother! 

Experience's route

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Starting point St. Philip's Church
142 Church St, Charleston, SC 29401, USA
Finish point Saint Michael's Church
71 Broad St, Charleston, SC 29401, United States

Places you will visit

15

It will take you

111-141 mins

You will walk

2500 steps

Total distance

1.9 km

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