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Herstory Asheville: A Tour that Tells the Rest of the Story

52 N Market St, Asheville, NC 28801-8105
+1 828-423-3819
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Gray Line Tours of Asheville

My favorite trolley tour ever! Our guide, Mark, was kind, hilarious and told me stories to remember... read more

Reviewed 26 September 2017
Tampa, Florida
via mobile
Great tour!

If you looking for accurate history told the right way.....this tour is for you! Staff was... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2015
Asheville, North Carolina
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Asheville's only tour spotlighting women's history is a walking tour of downtown filled with the city's fascinating history and stories of women who helped shape it. It's an inspiring look at Asheville from a different point of view (that can't be found with a google search)! We now offer guided Urban Trail tours as well, planned in conjunction with the Urban Trail Subcommittee. The best possible tour experience is guaranteed!
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25 Sep 2017
“Gray Line Tours of Asheville ”
26 Jun 2015
“Great tour!”
52 N Market St, Asheville, NC 28801-8105
Downtown Asheville
+1 828-423-3819

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Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

My favorite trolley tour ever! Our guide, Mark, was kind, hilarious and told me stories to remember for a lifetime!!!

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Reviewed 26 June 2015

If you looking for accurate history told the right way.....this tour is for you! Staff was professional, friendly, adfull of great information!

1  Thank virtual100
Reviewed 26 March 2014

I came on the Herstory Tour with a group of students from UNCA and wasn't sure what to expect. It was a phenomenal experience and very educational. The route made since and every story flowed well together. For someone who is new to the city,...More

4  Thank Jess J
Reviewed 13 August 2013

I WOULD RECOMMEND THIS TOUR TO EVERYONE. On this tour you learn interesting facts about many incredible women in Asheville throughout history (even today) while also visiting monuments and buildings that were a part of each woman's story (herstory) or that were built in honor...More

4  Thank Chelsey P
Reviewed 9 July 2013

Brenda is an extremely gifted storyteller! Our tour was full of people of all ages including small children and was about half male. Everyone was completely intrigued by the amazing stories we hardly hear about. I'm an Asheville native and really hadn't heard about any...More

Thank Sarah W
Reviewed 8 July 2013

I took the Herstory Tour with Brenda (a great storyteller) and was totally captivated. I'm an Asheville resident and really had not idea of the rich history this city offers. Brenda gave us just a mere glimpse into the amazing role women played in the...More

1  Thank RMG37
Reviewed 8 July 2013

What a wonderful walking tour! I've lived in Asheville 20 years and have seen these fascinating local landmarks but never knew anything about them, or the incredible people behind many of them. The pace of the tour was quite easy-going, and the distance covered would...More

Thank CamWard
Reviewed 3 June 2013

I took the tour with members from my church and my sister who was visiting for the weekend. We all had a wonderful time and would highly recommend the tour, both it's content and Brenda. She was warm, humorous, and showed knowledge and empathy with...More

Thank Nancy B
Reviewed 2 June 2013

Brenda is very knowledgeable about her subjects and is a superb storyteller who tells her stories with great enthusiasm. She complements the stories with pictures which add another layer of interest. Definitely a great tour of the history of Asheville women, past and present! Highly...More

2  Thank Ann L
Reviewed 17 February 2013

The Herstory Tour was excellent for my class of 18 college students--we all loved it! Brenda Williams' brief and fascinating descriptions of approx. 20 women's contributions to the history of Asheville are wonderful: clear, memorable. The span of time covered--19th c. through contemporary--gives a nice...More

2  Thank peg d
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