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Janet's Walking History Tour

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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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Downtown Marina, 1006 Bay Street, Beaufort, SC 29901
+1 843-226-4412
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Our group of four took Janets walking tour today. We had such a fun time with her. She shared all her knowlege of Beaufort history while also taking us in some of the most beautiful homes that are now inns. We toured churches and graveyards...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank spkell56
Reviewed 1 week ago

Dean, Judy, Joe and I all enjoyed our walking tour. All three are hard of hearing, and Janet's method of talking loud, clear and slow was perfect for them. Her passion of history is apparent. We really enjoyed meeting Sinatra,the cat, and the recommendations for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 503lorrainec
Reviewed 26 November 2018

Janet led our thankfully small group (only about 8 people...) around this beautiful little town, explaining (with a palpable passion...) its history and its place in the greater scheme of things. She was knowledgeable and articulate, and walked us past beautiful old homes, historic churches...and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leonard K
Reviewed 17 November 2018 via mobile

Janet can walk backwards quickly; she does not walk forward at all - she sort of gallops! She seems to know everybody in town whether they live there or are just visiting. She knows everything about Beaufort and communicates that knowledge very well to her...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank emgarb
Reviewed 16 November 2018 via mobile

Janet is just the best. She brings Beaufort to life. Informative, personable, funny, and passionate about what she does. A servant’s heart, and a historian’s mind. If you’re going to Beaufort, go with Janet!

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ugadad2017
Reviewed 30 October 2018 via mobile

Janet is fabulous! My husband and I are in Beaufort for the very first time and chose Janet to introduce us to the town. We had a tour with two other couples which felt very private. Janet is so enthusiastic and well informed. We learned...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 24 October 2018

I learned so much on Janet’s tour. Her enthusiasm and knowledge are amazing. It was a beautiful day for us, overcast and not too hot. You walk a lot so be sure to wear comfortable shoes. She was prepared with bug spray as the gnats...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Melissa F
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Janet is terrific. Such a great sense of humor and has spent time researching the history. Thank you janet for a lovely stroll around beautiful Beaufort.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Juliana1962
Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

Janet was awesome! We were the only two on the tour and Janet made it a special experience. The history, pop culture, and current vibe of Beaufort were well woven in during the tour. We highly recommend taking this walking tour with Janet if you...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank EA C
Reviewed 6 October 2018

If you want a personable tour then choose this one. She is a hoot! Thanks for taking such good care of us Janet, my sister and I enjoyed the laughs! Beaufort is a lovely town and you know its history. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: October 2018
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4 April 2017|
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Response from 497wendyc | Reviewed this property |
Janet will arrange private tours if you have ten or so people. Sorry for the late response!
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6 February 2017|
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Response from sgtspoon56 | Reviewed this property |
Janet will meet you at Beaufort Bay waterfront, very easy walking tour. Extremely informative and entertaining. Reasonable cost, for 2.5 hours of tour with some treats included !
21 January 2016|
Response from Marsudu | Reviewed this property |
$25 for the history tour, according to her website and my memory. Janet also suggested a breakfast place beforehand, A bit expensive, but a lovely start to an enjoyable day.