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African-American History & Philip Simmons House Tour

 Charleston, SC
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By: Holy City History Tours

The African-American History & Philip Simmons House Tour is an exploration into Charleston's 350 year old African community. Begin at the Philip Simmons House where one of the greatest African-American artists of the 20th century created a lifetime of beauty. Learn about past and present community leaders and visit significant historical landmarks while walking down America Street, the center of Charleston’s African-American community. Engulf yourself in the history of how free people of color came together to form flourishing communities and houses of worship. If you are ready to be a part of a passionate tour that will leave you with a wealth of knowledge on the history of Charleston, then book this African-American History & Philip Simmons House Tour today!

Activity Highlights
  • Narrated African-American History & Philip Simmons House Walking Tour in Charleston, South Carolina
  • Listen to the stories of past and present African-American artists & community leaders
  • Visit the Philip Simmons House, Blacksmith Forge, Charleston Skinny House, St. Johns Chapel and Graveyard, & more
  • Great walking tour for all-ages

Duration: 2 Hrs.

What's Included
  • African-American History & Philip Simmons House Walking Tour
  • Admission and entry into the Philip Simmons House Museum
  • Admission to the Halsey Gallery of Contemporary Art
What to bring
  • Weather appropriate attire
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Sunglasses
  • Sunscreen
  • Camera
  • Water
  • Hat
  • ID
  • In an effort to provide the most accurate information regarding all COVID-19 measures, policies, restrictions, and requirements, please reach out to the provider prior to your activity/trip date.
  • There is a minimum of 2 guests required for tour to depart.
  • There is a maximum of 20 guests permitted on each tour.
  • Tour does not typically depart on Sundays or Mondays.
Additional information
  • If weather is deemed by the vendor as unfavorable for this activity, your reservation may be altered, modified, rescheduled, or refunded, at vendor discretion.
  • Admission to Halsey Gallery of Contemporary Art is included in price. You are welcome to go before or after your tour.
  • A moderate amount of walking is involved.
  • Restrooms are available along the tour.
  • There will be stops for refreshments.
  • Service animals are permitted.
  • Tour is handicap accessible.
  • Smoking is permitted.

30-1/2 Blake St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA

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