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Janet's Walking History Tour

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Address: Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29901
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You are about to take a fascinating walk back in time ! Join Janet Matlock...

You are about to take a fascinating walk back in time ! Join Janet Matlock for a 2 hour Walking Tour through the National Historic District of Beaufort, a stroll amidst some of the finest antebellum homes in America.

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a 10!!! Fantastic!

Janet's tour was interesting, fascinating, entertaining and insightful. It was perhaps THE best tour I have ever been on. My love and respect for Beaufort and its history were... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
myles1
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upstate ny
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upstate ny
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Janet's tour was interesting, fascinating, entertaining and insightful. It was perhaps THE best tour I have ever been on. My love and respect for Beaufort and its history were greatly enhanced this day. If you are in Beaufort, don't miss Janet's tour!

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Calabash, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

An absolute "cannot miss" tour. Janet is very knowledgeable, personable, and entertaining. We learned a lot about this beautiful town and its history. After 2 hours we felt as if we were longtime friends of Janet. She is marvelous! Worth every penny!

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Daniel Island, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I can't believe I didn't do this tour the 1st two times I visited Beaufort! Janet was an absolutely wonderful guide & storyteller and really brought the town's history to life. The walking tour was done at a good pace with many stops along the way. I learned a lot during the 2+ hours spent with Janet & the group... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a last minute plan for us to take a walking tour of Beaufort. The staff of the RHETT house recommended Janet's tour and we were able to go on her next tour of the morning. If you want to get lots of information about Beaufort's past and the many landmarks around down; this is a MUST DO activity.... More 

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Okatie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 February 2017

My wife and I had a blast on Janet's Walking History Tour. We got great weather and it was interesting to learn all of the historical events that took place in Beaufort. What made it the best though was Janet's knowledge and personality. She really does a wonderful job of showing you the history of Beaufort in an engaging and... More 

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Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017

This tour is the best thing to do in Beaufort! Janet is knowledgeable and fun; her personality make this tour so enjoyable. She educated us while being funny and engaging and the two hours went by in a flash. We will be bringing friends to do this tour again!

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Williamsburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Spent a fun and informative two plus hours learning the history of Savannah and it's important residents. Janet made history come alive for us and the two hours flew by. DO NOT MISS THIS TOUR!!

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Plainview, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017

Don't miss this walking tour! Janet's delightful personality and immense knowledge of Beaufort make this tour a home run. She peppers the historical facts with humor and gossip making this two hour tour fly by - not a boring moment. Oh, and, yes, Beaufort is beautiful.

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Boston
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2017 via mobile

If you are looking for a walking tour of Beaufort, look no further. Janet is so informative and so entertaining. We had a great 2 hours of learning so much local history, seeing historic beautiful homes, gardens, and gorgeous views of the Beaufort river.

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Okatie, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2017

Janet gives a wonderful historic tour of Beaufort, a very charming town on the intercoastal waterway. She is extremely knowledgeable and presents the information enthusiastically. Loved seeing the homes, churches, graveyards, and I learned so much about this area. It was a very enjoyable 2+ hours.

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