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Savannah: Haunted Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

1. Savannah: Haunted Ghosts and Dark History Walking Tour

Explore the haunted history and ghosts of Savannah on a guided walk through the historic downtown area. This interactive tour will take you to a mix of up to 8 locations, where you'll hear tales of the hauntings that persist at iconic historic buildings, squares, and cemeteries. Discover the ghosts of Savannah at night and uncover the mysteries at each historic house and the tragic, mysterious, or unexplained events that caused them to be haunted. Venture to multiple historic and infamous hotspots, including the Kehoe House, Davenport House, The Juliette Gordon Low House, and The Cursed Wright Square. Find out why Juliette Gordon Low was cursed from the day of her wedding and why the Wright Square has a beautiful but deadly past that continues to haunt the city. Get the inside scoop on favorite local spirits while walking the cobblestone streets. By the end of the tour, you'll have a better understanding of why Savannah is said to be the most haunted city in the country and why its locations top the most haunted lists year after year after year.

Savannah: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

2. Savannah: Old Squares GPS Audio Guided Walking Tour

Embark on a step-by-step tour through the old squares of Savannah by following a GPS audio guide on your smartphone. Hear about the important history, stories, and filming locales of the city and discover the Telfair museum, Tomochichi's memorial, the founding of the Girl Scouts, and more. Walk through the original old town of Savannah at your own pace, guided by a GPS application on your phone. Appreciate a more convenient and better storyteller than a live guide and stop and start as you please along the tour. Find out about Savannah's founding, its buildings, churches, and squares. Take a moment to enter into the Telfair museum, where Forest Gump was filmed, and learn about the origins of the Girl Scouts. Discover Tomochichi's memorial in Wright Square and learn of the important relationship between the settlers and native peoples of America at the time. Take the option to stop the tour and browse the shops and squares, or get something to eat at a local restaurant. When you're ready to start again, just go to your last location and open the app. If you find yourself wondering more about a certain spot, click the Go Deeper button and uncover further insights into the monument.

Savannah: Haunted Historical Sites and Pub Crawl

3. Savannah: Haunted Historical Sites and Pub Crawl

Explore the historic locations on the streets of Savannah while stopping in at local pubs on this walking tour. Hear chilling tales about the city's most haunted locations. Meet your guide at Oglethorpe Square and head to 17hundred90 tavern where you can purchase a drink and listen to authentic accounts of the ghosts who continue to lurk on the dark streets of Savannah. Stop at three other pubs including the historic dive bar Original Pinkie Masters. Enjoy several stops at historic locations on the the way. Discover the creepy paranormal stories behind these taverns and historic locations.

Savannah: Stories of Old Savannah History Tour

4. Savannah: Stories of Old Savannah History Tour

Explore Savannah's storied past on this walking tour. Learn about the history of Savannah, one of the oldest cities in the United States, from your local guide. Hear about the founding of the city, the Revolutionary War, the Battle of Savannah, and Savannah's capture during the Civil War, as well as famous Savannahians and their mansions and much more. Make stops at some of the city's most important sites, including: Johnson Square, Wright Square, Juliette Gordon Low's birthplace, Chippewa Square, Madison Square, Lafayette Square, Colonial Park Cemetery, and Oglethorpe Square.

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What people are saying about Oglethorpe Square

Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 118 reviews

Sophie did an excellent job explaining Savannah's paranormal history. She's very knowledgeable and kept a good pace. I would definitely recommend her to anyone

Much better than anticipated, expecting it to be humorous, not at all serious. Very interesting and historical.

Our guide was very knowledgeable and interactive with everyone in our group. Thank you for a fun evening!

Our guide Sophie was knowledgeable and a great story teller !

Sophie was a great guide. She was very knowledgeable.