Historic Women of Savannah Tour

Girls with Grit - 2hr Walking Tour

Savannah, United States
  • 2 hours
  • Mobile ticket
  • Offered in: English


Savannah has a history of pioneering women that isn’t always apparent to first-time visitors. On this tour, explore historical monuments from Johnson Square and beyond, learning about larger-than-life women who left a mark on the city, such as the wealthiest landowner in Georgia during a time when women couldn’t own land, the founder of the girl scouts, and a free African-American woman who ran secret schools for 30 years.
  • A history tour focusing on Savannah’s pioneering women
  • Visit historic squares, graves, homes, and schoolhouses
  • Learn about women entrepreneurs, criminals, and landowners
  • Tour ends at Madison Square in the middle of the historic district

What's Included

  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Gratuities for your guide
  • Drinks at the end of the tour are optional and not included in price of the tour.

Meeting And Pickup

Meeting point

  • Johnson Square
    Johnson Square, Savannah, GA 31401, USA

    JOHNSON SQUARE Meeting location is the south side (large open area) of the Nathanial Green monument, in the center of Johnson Square. Johnson Square is the square that faces City Hall (large Gold Dome). We are on the back side of the monument from City Hall.

Start time

03:30 PM

End point

  • Madison Square
    Savannah, GA 31401, USA

What To Expect

Johnson Square

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Telfair Academy

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Wright Square

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Tomochichi's Grave Site

15 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace Museum

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Harper Fowlkes House

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Not Included

Chippewa Square

5 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Green-Meldrim House

10 minutesAdmission Ticket Free

Additional Info

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers

Cancellation Policy

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund.

  • For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time.
  • If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded.
  • Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted.
  • Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time.
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.
  • This experience requires a minimum number of travelers. If it’s canceled because the minimum isn’t met, you’ll be offered a different date/experience or a full refund.


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