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The Historic Memphis walking tour visits sites relating to the city's founding, the river and cotton trade, the Civil War, yellow fever epidemics, and late 19th century to early 20th century events.
The Mississippi riverfront and the parks and buildings of tree-lined Main Street hold a wealth of stories from Memphis' colorful past. Hear stories about it's tough frontiersmen like Davy Crockett and Sam Houston; dashing Confederate soldiers and Civil War spies; gamblers, speculators, and fancy ladies that arrived by steamboat and train; gangsters and machine bosses fueled by Prohibition-era greed.
Hear these stories and more on this walking tour of Historic Memphis as told by friendly, professional tour guides. They will provide you with a fun, unforgettable experience and captivate you with their own magical blend of storytelling as they bring history alive!
The tour stops briefly outside each site to hear detailed stories about the history of that place. You will be on your feet for the majority of the tour (90 minutes), but you will be walking at a leisurely pace and will also enter into city parks with benches if you do feel the need to sit down. A 20-minute breakfast stop for coffee and muffins at a local hangout is included. The tour will cover approximately 1 mile and is appropriate for all ages. A fun and interesting way to expose kids to history!
Make your reservations and get your eTickets today to join the Historic Memphis Walking History Tour. Learn the fascinating story of this culturally and historically rich city.
Always fun, always entertaining, always a good time - you'll want to tour with Backbeat Tours again and again ... Every tour is a unique experience!
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