About Us

Simply put, Oyster Point Historic Tours was born out of the desire of a couple of College of Charleston graduates to see their adopted city’s history interpreted in a more energetic, accurate, and engaging manner. Most of the walking guides and rolling carriage tours we became used to hearing during our college days sounded more to us like dry old tomes or eye-rollingly bad falsehoods filtered down through ages of unreliable narrators than the honest, colorful, breathtaking history we knew needed no embellishment. Armed with academic backgrounds in history, theater, and language, we have sought to construct a tour experience for our guests that is at once immersive and entertaining as well as unflinchingly honest about all of Charleston’s long history; the good and the bad, the tragic and the uplifting. We are constantly furthering our own education and sampling all that Charleston has to offer, that we might pass that education and our opinions of those experiences to our guests. We are proud to be exceptional resources for each of our guests and we look forward to enriching your Charleston experience.

- Bill and Palmer

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WALKING TOURS

Our two hour Highlights of Charleston walking tour is the perfect primer for visitors interested in taking an amusing and academic look at Charleston's distinctive history, architecture, geography, and culture.

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PRIVATE TOURS

Customize your tour experience to suit your party's unique schedule and interests! One of our expert guides will tailor your walk to examine the sights and subjects you and your group find most fascinating.

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