The Original Charleston Walk
This walking tour provides an overview of Charleston's glorious past and involves exploring the most remarkable sights of the Historic District. The Original Charleston Walk is an excellent introduction to the history of the city. It covers historic facts that begin with the reference of the city as the Carolina colony and continues with Charleston's contribution to such crucial historic events as the American Revolution and Civil War. In addition, this entertaining presentation touches upon the way natural disasters and assorted calamities have affected the life in the area through the years.
The tour lasts for about two hours and encompasses the cultural heritage of Charleston, including the city's oldest church, Fort Sumter and High Battery, John C. Calhoun's grave, Dock Street Theater and more. The visitors will learn about the Old Powder Magazine and The Great Earthquake as well as stroll along cobblestone streets and visit the picturesque Charleston Harbor.