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Slavery to Freedom Carriage Tour of Charleston

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    What to Expect
    This is a unique opportunity to get an honest and in-depth look into a very important yet very painful part of American history. 

    Our guests may check in at the Old Brick Barn on Guignard Street, or you can just look for the green carriage in line on Market Street.  We ask that you please check in 30-minutes before your scheduled departure time.  When it is time for the tour to begin, you will be picked up by a clean, sturdy, and comfortable carriage with a fixed roof being pulled by one of our beautiful Percheron draft horses.  Once everyone is on board, the tour will begin.  The Slavery to Freedom Tour is the only carriage tour that follows a specific route.  You will travel north from the Historic Charleston City Market through Ansonborough, passing by Laurens Street, St John’s Reformed Episcopal Church, Mother Emanuel AME Church, the old Citadel, Marion Square, and you will pass through some of Charleston’s beautiful antebellum neighborhoods before returning to the Market.  The tour will end at the Old Brick Barn, the oldest active stable in the city of Charleston.

    Due to the fact that this tour will give an honest look at the horrors of slavery, we do not recommend this tour for young children.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Company: Classic Carriage Works  (Green Carriages)
    The Historic Charleston City Market
    Departure Time
    1:00 PM
    Duration
    1h
    Return Details
    The tour will end at our stable, the Old Brick Barn located at 10 Guignard Street, Charleston, SC 29401.  Guignard Street is just a half block from the Historic Charleston City Market.
    Inclusions
    • Live commentary
    • Professional guide
    • One hour carriage tour of the historic district
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour will give an honest look at the horrors of slavery, and therefore it is not recommended for young children
    • Please dress appropriately for the weather. The tour may be cancelled if the weather is deemed to be unsafe (thunder and lightning), or if the temperature is over 95 degrees
    • This specialty tour is only offered once per day, so please make sure you check in at least 30 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time
    • Our carriages can seat up to 16 passengers
    • You are welcome to bring drinks (non-alcoholic) on the carriage
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 16 travelers
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    I recommend that anyone coming to Charleston or living in Charleston that doesn’t really know it’s his take this tour! Everything about it was amazing!
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    Had an amazing experience . I would recommend if at all possible to request John (AKA 5⭐️John and Ben ) . You will not be disappointed.
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    It was s great tour. I learned more history about the area and what really happened than I did when I was in school.
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    Slavery to Freedom is a great tour. Dave, our tour guide, is a student of history who objectively describes Charleston’s pivotal role in slavery.
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    Dave, with his narration and knowledge, described with his words, a historical reality that everyone should know. While taking us through the streets of this route, it was easy to imagine how the lives of people who were brought to the United States against their will, to be
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