Civil War History Tour

What to expect
  • Hear about Charlottesville's roll in the Civil War on a 3-hour tour led by a historian and author
  • Visit the battlefield of Rio Hill, and the grounds of a former slave block
  • Learn about the role of Charlottesville General Hospital in the war
  • Expand your mind with a fun educational walk through history
History buff? This three-hour tour covers all the musket-ball points you'll want to know about Charlottesville's role in Civil War!

You'll take a walk through time with historian and author Rick Britton. Visit the remains of a slave block, and Rio Hill, the area's only battlefield. You'll also spend some time at the University of Virginia, headquarters of the Charlottesville General Hospital. Learn about the institution's role as a pivotal Confederate Army hospital that cared for more than 22,000 patients.

Along the way, you'll pick up other facets of Charlottesville role in the war and its eventual surrender. It should be a bloody good time!

Note: There is a 2 person minimum to book this activity.

Please indicate a pickup location within 20 miles of Charlottesville in the Special Requests Box. Please also indicate if you have any food allergies.
Key Highlights
Price $105.00 per guest
Duration / Session 3 hours
# Sessions 1
Once a tour has been scheduled and confirmed, it cannot be cancelled for a refund. A notice of 48 hours and a fee of $100 dollars is required for re­scheduling a tour. Refunds: In the interest of Client safety, the tour provider reserves the right to reschedule any tour within 24 hours in the event of unforeseen issues including but not limited to weather, acts of god, mechanical failure. If a rescheduled tour is not agreed upon, a full refund will be given to client. Alterations: Please note, alternations may not be accepted once a tour has been confirmed. Tour interruption: The tour provider will not be responsible for the behavior and/or misconduct of guests while on tour. In the event a guest is refused service while on the tour by any of our vendors due to misconduct, the tour will conclude immediately and the entire party will be returned to the pick up location. PARTY WILL NOT BE ELIGIBLE FOR REFUND OR PARTIAL REFUND.

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