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Civil War to Civil Rights Tour

By Great Explorations

Features

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Cleanliness and safety

Cleaning and safety practices

Masks required
Contactless tickets
Vehicles and venues disinfected

Highlights

  • Historic 2-hour “walking tour”.

  • Covers a 2 mile area that starts and ends in the same spot.

  • Tour provides guest a glimpse into the History of Atlanta.

  • Hear combined stories from the 1864 to 1964 Civil Rights.

  • Highlights include Atlanta's Birth and Development.

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What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Local Guide

  • What's excluded

    Gratuities - recommended

  • What's excluded

    Lunch

Know Before You Book

  • Not wheelchair accessible

  • Stroller accessible

  • Service animals allowed

  • Near public transportation

  • Restrictions: No Back Problems, No Expectant Mothers, No Serious Medical Conditions

What you can expect

Historic 2-hour “walking tour” covers a 2 mile area that starts and ends in the same location. Walk through the actual locations were history was made. Tour provides guest a glimpse into the History of Atlanta, Civil War to Civil Rights. Hear combined stories from the 1864 Battle of Atlanta with the 1964 Civil Rights, at locations where both intersect on the battlefield. This battle is known not only for its strategic and military significance but also for political importance. Highlights include: Creek Indians, Atlanta's Birth and Development, Civil War, The Burning of Atlanta, The Battle of Atlanta in East Atlanta, Rebuilding the City, Segregation - White Flight Integration and Gentrification.

The Battle of Atlanta was fought on July 22, 1864, just southeast of Atlanta, Georgia. Union forces commanded by William T. Sherman, wanting to neutralize the important rail and supply hub, defeated Confederate forces defending the city under John B. Hood.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants
  • Vehicles and venues kept vacant between travelers

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place
  • Protective shields in place at main contact areas

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
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Location

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Activity Location

  • 2-hour "walking tour" covers a 2 mile area that starts and ends in the same location, the school parking area.
  • 480 Clifton Street Southeast
  • Atlanta Georgia 30316

Meeting/Redemption Point

    • Guide will meet at school parking lot on Glenwood Rd.
    • 480 Clifton Street Southeast
    • Atlanta Georgia 30316

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