Pensacola Civil War History Tour

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Learn about the pivotal role Pensacola played in the civil war.

Before the Civil War, Pensacola was the largest and most prosperous city in Florida. At the war's end, the town was largely burnt and destroyed. Travel back in time to those dark days and learn how its citizens took up the secessionist sentiment. Learn how President Lincoln and the nation felt the war would begin in Pensacola. Hear how the town became the most militarized and hotly contested city in Florida. Visit the battle lines. Experience why the Federal enclave became a haven for runaway slaves. Narrator Wesley Odom uses enormous description, maps, and music from the era to bring this story alive with remarkable clarity, action, and strategy. The tour includes a walk through Fort Barrancas. (131 minutes)

Activity Highlights
→ Learn the history of Pensacola's role in the Civil War
→ Walk through historic Fort Barrancas.
→ Tour in a modernized Ford 1930's transit bus
→ Experienced tour guide with narration
→ Explore beautiful downtown Pensacola

Booking Details:

Once you purchase the tickets online, print off the voucher or show the confirmation details from your mobile device for entry. Please have a valid ID to confirm your order.

Departure Details
Tours depart on select days at 10:00am, 11:30am or 1:15pm. Please check the booking calendar for available times by clicking the "Book Now" button above.

Duration: 130 Minutes

● Taxes.
● Narrated tour.

● Gratuities (optional)

● 20 passengers max per trip.

Additional Information
● Customers are not allowed to operate recording devices or cell phones on the tours. While a bottle of water is permissible, food is not.
● The tours will operate rain or shine besides hurricane or tropical storm conditions.
● There is a gift shop at the depot, where people can purchase more information (i.e. books, CDs, DVDs, toys) about the area.
● Cameras are allowed on this tour.

Cancellation Policy
Customers may cancel at least 24 hours prior to their arrival date to receive a full refund minus a $5 service fee. Customers that cancel after the 24 hour period will not be eligible for a refund. Customer may make changes to the reservation without any fees as long as it's outside the 24 hour cancellation period. No-shows will not be refunded.
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  • Michelle Akeman USA about 6 months ago


    We took this your with Leeroy. I booked it for my husband as he is the history buff. Leeroy was extremely knowledgeable and we went to some pretty great spots. He even told us where to try for lunch, which turned out to be equally as amazing. Definitely would recommend this trip!

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