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Civil War to Civil Rights Tour

Atlanta, United States
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2 hoursMobile & paper tickets accepted

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.

What's Included

  • Local Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Burgess-Peterson Academy
  • Gratuities - recommended
  • Lunch

What To Expect

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Burgess-Peterson Academy, 480 Clifton St SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA

This walking tours" which covers a 2 mile area that starts and ends in the same spot, the school parking lot.

Highlights include.

Creek Indians - Before Atlanta

Atlanta's Birth and Development

Civil War Begins

Importance of Taking out Atlanta

The Battle of Atlanta in East Atlanta

Rebuilding the City

Segregation - White Flight



Duration: 2 hours

The Location

Where To Go

Burgess-Peterson Academy, 480 Clifton St SE, Atlanta, GA 30316, USA

Departure time

10:00 AM


Atlanta, United States

Return details

Returns to original departure point

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Near public transportation

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Civil War to Civil Rights Tour

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