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Audio/Augmened Reality Guide to Reconstruction Era Beaufort

“Free & Equal” is an immersive audio driving tour through Beaufort, South Carolina where America’s First Civil Rights Movement” began during the civil war. 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 story is best heard in person this way, walking and driving through Beaufort, SC, where you will find clues and hidden artifacts in this incredible story. But 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.

This story reveals a small, often-forgotten 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.
City: South Carolina
Mon 15 Apr
You can choose the date already on the booking website
Starting at $5.00
Mon 15 Apr
Starting at $5.00
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What's Included
Your personal vehicle
Additional Info
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Infants and small children can ride in a pram or stroller
  • Service animals allowed
  • Suitable for all physical fitness levels
What To Expect
Port Royal Farmers Market
This is the starting point of the tour.
Reconstruction Era National Monument
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.
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final. No refund is available for cancellations.

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