To be considered a historical landmark, a building must be at least 50 years old and contain at least one Founding Father’s skeleton. Feel history in your bones with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $12 for one-hour West End walking tour of downtown Greenville for two (a $24 value)
- $20 for the above tour for four (a $48 value)
Guided tours commence at Falls Park, passing landmarks such as Liberty Bridge and the bronze statues of famous Greenvillians including Charles Townes and Shoeless Joe Jackson. Tour guide John Nolan presents the city’s history chronologically, depicting its transformation from small trading town to textile hub. Tours run on most Fridays at 5:30 p.m. and Sundays at 2 p.m. Call ahead to check times and reserve a slot.
Greenville History Tours
Featured on NBC and CBS, John Nolan’s Greenville History Tours provide access to the city’s storied past via educational strolls through the West or South End, landmark-peppered drives, and samplings of the city’s restaurant scene. Nolan founded the company in 2006 after spending a decade immersed in local history as a museum docent and time-traveling crime fighter. Since striking out on his own, Nolan has authored A Guide to Historical Greenville, South Carolina and has remained at the top of TripAdvisor’s rankings. Participants can reap the benefits of Nolan’s knowledge of history, culture, and architecture on traditional tours as well as special VIP tours.