What Do The Shadows Hide?
Did you know Savannah has a history that is as shocking as it is beautiful? It has its share of scandals and secrets that will suprise you.
Beneath the genteel manners and sweet Southern hospitality lurks a dark history that, when revealed, tells the stories of secrets and scandals that linger in Savannah to this day. Behind the walls of the meticulously-restored, opulent mansions lining shaded squares reside salacious tales of murder, greed, adultery, and even supernatural curses.
"This tour made the history really exciting for me. I was shocked at some of the stories that happened in this beautfiul town!"
What Is the Secrets and Shadows of Savannah History Tour About?
Backed by carefully-researched documentation and anecdotal evidence, our Secrets and Shadows of Savannah History Tour will entertain and intrigue you with a collection of the town's most incredible tales. You may find your jaw dropping as our guides take you for a hair-raising exploration of the sites of some of the most lurid accounts of Savannah's fascinating, murderous past, complete with unsolved cases, crimes of passion, and notorious villains.
What You Will See On This Tour:
Our tour will take you on 1.5 miles of locations with stories of scandal and intrigue, such as:
- An infamous and deadly duel
- The Mercer Williams House mystery
- The sufferings of Juliette Gordon Low
- A Savannah society scandal
- And so much more...
Our talented guides will unearth long-buried secrets and cleaned-up crime scenes to explore the hidden past and the consequences that can still be felt decades late.
Come join us on our exploration of the sinister side of Savannah and get a peek at the dirt beneath the gracious beauty of the Hostess City.
"You mustn't be taken in by the moonlight and magnolias. There's more to Savannah than that. Things can get very murky."
Meeting point address: Chippewa Square, Savannah
Duration: Approximately 2 hours
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February 4th 2024
"We came to town for a bachelorette trip & this was such a fun activity to do on our last night! Minh ... "
January 23rd 2024
"We had so much fun on our Dead of Night Tour with Minh! It was really interesting to get a perspecti ... "
Maria Alejandra Barrios
January 21st 2024
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This tour is a walking tour.