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Step back in time on a history tour
Small group ensures personal service
Comprehensive tour by bus/coach
Informative, friendly and professional guide
Pick the perfect day to travel back to 1861 in Beaufort, South Carolina. Departing at 2pm, meet your professional and friendly guide at the Beaufort Downtown Marina Store, located at 1006 Bay Street. After making yourself comfortable in the air conditioned van, begin your 2-hour tour of Beaufort's Reconstruction history.
Learn about this unique period in history when Confederate states were brought back into the United States after the Civil War. Hear stories about the Battle of Port Royal, when Beaufort become Union headquarters for the South and a Union hospital zone. Go to St. Helena Island, which is home to the Penn Center, a National Historical Landmark.
Continue your tour at the Sea Islands, where an early draft of the Emancipation Proclamation was read on the John Joyner Smith Plantation. End your tour with a story about Robert Smalls, a slave born in Beaufort that achieved freedom and success.
Enjoy learning about the Reconstruction of Beaufort on this 2-hour tour by van.
Transport by air-conditioned Van
Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
A maximum of 10 people per booking
Company Name: Beaufort Tours LLC Meeting Location - Beaufort Downtown Marina Store