Charleston "North of Broad" Audio Tour
Much of Historic Charleston lies North of Broad Street. This program contains three easy walking or driving tours. One covers the Wraggsboro area and spots along Meeting Street near the Visitors Center. You'll see the Rhett Aiken Mansion, learn about Devil Dan Sickles, the Reconstruction military governor who changed the outcome of a presidential election, and pass by the original home of The Citadel. A second tour takes you through the French Quarter and City Market areas. Included in this tour are Chalmers Street, St. Philips Church and Waterfront Park. A third tour takes you through Harrelston Village to the haunted Old Jail where you will learn of Denmark Vessey and his slave rebellion before visiting the College of Charleston. It's a grand introduction to some of Charleson's oldest and newest attractions.
Tracks on this tour: A1) Tour A Introduction - Visitors Center, A2) Wragg Mall, A3) Aiken Rhett, A4) New Tabernacle, A5) Devil Dan, A6) Aquarium, A9) The Old Citadel, A10) Manigault House, A11) Track 11, B1) Tour B Introduction, B2) Hibernian Society, B3) Chalmers Street, B4) Dock Street Theater, B5) Hugennot Church, B6) St. Phillips Church, B7) Powder Magazine, B8) City Market, B9) U.S. Customs House, B10) Water Front Park, B11) Unity Alley, B12) Slave Mart, B13) German Fire Company, B14) Pink House, B15) Washington Square, C1) Tour C Introduction - King Street, C2) St. Johns Lutheran, C3) Unitarian Church, C4) Harleston Village, C5) Marine Hospital, C6) The Old Jail, C7) Directions, C8) Grace Church Johnson House, C9) College of Charleston, C10) First Library.
Tour Length: 70 minutes recorded time / 2 miles walking distance
With this tour, you always have a professional tour guide ready to share the history and secrets of great cities. No waiting for a group to form. No having to cut short your exploration of interesting areas because a bus is leaving. No having to stay at points you don't care about because a tour company thinks them special. Start whenever you want. Stop when you are ready. All information has been carefully researched for accuracy and is presented by professional narrators.
The download comes as a compressed .zip and is designed to be used with the PDF map showing all the sights listed. We strongly recommend that you print out the map and use while listening to the sights covered. Please check that the files work to your satisfaction before going on your journey and contact us immediately if you have any problems.