African American Tours in Charleston/Downtown

Learn about Charleston’s past through the lens of African Americans that have lived it.

African American history has shaped the city we know today. There are many African American tours offered where you can learn about slavery in the south, the Civil Rights Movement in Charleston, and the unique culture and art derived from African American traditions still alive today. 

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Above Calhoun Tours

History walking tour in Upper King area. Starts at Kudu Coffee, 4 Vanderhorst. Charleston Museum entry included. Black leaders, educators, churches, slavery, & civil rights.

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African American Charleston

Charleston is an important place to learn more about African-American history and culture. Key events have shaped the city's growth and development.

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Gullah Tours

Explore the sites relevant to the culture & traditions of the African-Americans history in Charleston. Given by a Gullah speaking Charlestonian whose relatives were slaves.

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Sites & Insights Tours, Inc.

Explore Charleston's Black history and Gullah/Geechee culture from a Black perspective in our 1, 2 & 2 1/2 hour motorized Black History, Porgy & Bess and Sea Islands Tours.

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Published annually, the official Charleston Area Visitors Guide is full of gorgeous photography, insider tips, maps, and resources to help you plan your Charleston vacation.