Audio Guide to Reconstruction Era Beaufort

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To take the tour, you’ll download our app, “Free & Equal” from the App Store, and drive the tour route in your own personal vehicle.



The tour is an immersive audio driving tour through Beaufort, South Carolina where America’s First Civil Rights Movement” began during the civil war. This story reveals a moment in American history in which recently-freed-people owned their former plantations, literacy was spreading like wildfire, the Freedman’s bank was open to all, formerly enslaved people were elected to US Congress, and military power was firmly in the hands of African Americans.

If you can’t make the trip, the app can be listened to as a highly-engaging podcast that comes to life in your living room via Augmented Reality. Visit our website to experience the tour from home.

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Stop At: Port Royal Farmers Market, Naval Heritage Park, Port Royal, SC

This is the starting point of the tour.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Reconstruction Era National Monument, 713 Craven St, Beaufort, SC 29902-5571

This Walking Cinema app guides you from site-to-site through the National Reconstruction Era Historical Park in Beaufort, South Carolina. The National Reconstruction Era Historical Park in Beaufort, South Carolina. This area was home to the Port Royal Experiment, in which 8000 formerly enslaved people were armed, funded, trained, and empowered to build their own society 3 years before the end of the Civil War.

Duration: 2 hours 10 minutes

Additional Information

  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Your personal vehicle
  • Free App (Free & Equal) Download from App Store

Departure Point
Port Royal Farmers' Market, Ribaut Rd &, Pinckney Blvd, Port Royal, SC 29935, USA

Departure Time

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Audio Guide to Reconstruction Era Beaufort
3/11/2022 - 3/24/2024
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

90 to 120 minutes

Return Details
Brick Baptist Church, 85 Dr Martin Luther King Jr Dr, St Helena Island, SC 29920, USA

Voucher Info
You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

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