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Janet's Walking History Tour

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Address: Downtown Marina, Beaufort, SC 29901
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Mon - Sat 10:00 - 12:00

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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Newbies in town learn their history!

Delightfully informative.mJanet shares a map and explains the visuals of how and where the history of Beaufort occurred. She knew all of the tourists by name and worked to place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nena M
Beaufort, South Carolina

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Beaufort, South Carolina
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Delightfully informative.mJanet shares a map and explains the visuals of how and where the history of Beaufort occurred. She knew all of the tourists by name and worked to place them. Into some of her lessons. A great, fun and witty way for a bit of exercise and leArning!

Thank Nena M
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Janet was an exceptional tour guide. Her enthusiasm for the history of Beaufort and learning new tidbits about particular events in history was contagious. I found myself wanting to know the story each house had to tell. If only the walls could talk! Janet highlights not only the homes that have played a part in Beaufort history, but she begins... More 

Thank Judilaw
Beaufort, South Carolina
1 review
Reviewed 1 week ago

Janet makes history come alive with her wonderful gift for sharing the stories of Beaufort's past. Her knowledge is extensive and we all had so much fun; I could have spent all day with her. I have no doubt she wouldn't run out of stories to tell either. I love history and learned so much from her tour. I highly... More 

Thank 24sunshine13
Beaufort, South Carolina
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3 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Janet has loads of energy and boundless enthusiasm for the Low Country, either because of despite the fact that she is a transplant. Encyclopedic knowledge, well presented. Highly recommended.

Thank Tom S
Holtwood, Pennsylvania
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Janet gives an interesting tour filled with fun facts about the people and places in Beaufort. Her love of the area shines through as you explore the beautiful town of Beaufort. My husband and highly recommend this tour given by the personable, energetic, animated, Janet!

Thank HoltwoodTraveler
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76 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Janet tells fun and interesting stories about the history of Beaufort while leisurely walking through the historic areas of town. She is very personable and easy to listen to...I could have spent all day following her around! She was very accommodating to everyone in the group. I enjoy walking tours as a way to learn about the area and then... More 

Thank Kim C
Arlington VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If I had missed this walking tour in Beaufort I would have missed Beaufort. Janet is full of information about her adopted town. She is the best the town has!

Thank jgm13
upstate ny
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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!

Thank myles1
Calabash, North Carolina
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

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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Reviewed 7 March 2017

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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