The two and a half hour heritage journey through Memphis on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River will allow you to witness more than 30 sites and historical landmarks.
After the first Heritage Tour, your testimony of a "life changing experience" will duplicate that of most tour gazers who are amazed by the fascinating cultural heritage of Memphis. And the descriptive background narratives that Heritage Tours provides makes each tour stop complete.
On the Memphis historical sightseeing tour you'll witness these sites and much more: " Slavehaven... the old Burkle mansion that served as a waystation for runaway slaves.
Recapture the flavor of Old Beale Street by touring W.C. Handy's turn-of-the-century home which depicts the humble beginings of this musical genius. View artifacts and memorabilia along with an exhibit: "The Life & Times of W.C. Handy".
The old Burkle mansion is now known as Slavehaven and contains a cellar and a series of tunnels where slaves would crowd together and often wait in the dark for days, weeks and sometimes even months to make their great freedom escape to the north.