"If you've never been to Beaufort, SC, you must go and while you are there, you MUST take a “stroll” through time with Jon Sharp and his fabulous Walking History Tour."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, January 22, 2010

"My wife and I just returned from six days in Beaufort and Charleston. The highlight of our visit was the tour with Jon..."
Tom Easley, Hernando, Mississippi
May, 2009

"I can't imagine seeing Beaufort without taking this tour - this was the icing on the cake for our entire week in Savannah."
Antonina Olszewski Moon, Wisconsin
November, 2009

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You are about to take a fascinating walk back in time!

Soon after Columbus discovers the New World, a Spanish sea captain sails into what, one day, will be Port Royal Sound and claims "Santa Elena" for Spain.

"Jon Sharp's Walking History Tour is TOP-NOTCH!! A+++"
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, January 16, 2006

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"The most comprehensive, entertaining, educational and interesting walking tour we have ever taken!"
Kim Reinhard, Lansdale, PA, March 16, 2012

"This you've gotta do! ...Why most tourists go to Beaufort is what Jon is all about: HISTORY."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum March 16, 2006

Then the great pageant of America is played out here in Beaufort, as the Spanish, French, English and Indians battle relentlessly for her.

"None of my guests have ever come back disappointed. Most call Jon the best tour guide they have ever experienced"
Jeff Thomas, Host/Owner,
The Cuthbert House (843)521-1315

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"[Beaufort's] history, people, culture, architecture, plant life spun into a fantastic tale!"
Yvonne DeShazo, Seattle, Washington March 10, 2012

"We couldn't agree more. ...Jon is a true storyteller with a unique gift of bringing the history and characters of Beaufort to life."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, June 12, 2006

You will hear of Indian wars, massacres, pirates, slaves, planters wealthy beyond belief, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, a great fire, a catastrophic hurricane, and the wonderful stories of the incredibly brave and tenacious people of Beaufort who lived through these times.

"One of the finest tour guides I have ever encountered anywhere! ...Jon's tour is the key to understanding & appreciating the magic that is Beaufort."
Kevin McQuade, Chief Concierge,
The Holiday Inn Historic District, Charleston, SC (843)805-7900

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"…an experience we will never forget!"
tripadvisor.com, February 24, 2012

"We host groups from Backroads, one of the world’s largest tour companies, 6-8 times a year. One of the highlights of their trip is always their walking tour with Jon. They return raving about his knowledge, passion, and love for Beaufort. This is the tour to take to really experience our lovely little town."
Stephen Harrison, Owner,
The Rhett House Inn
(843) 524-9030

You will be swept up in the 500 year story of Beaufort—The Jewel of the South—as told by Jon Sharp, whose passion for history is equaled only by his delight in telling it to visitors to our beautiful little town.

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"...You must take this tour. ...Not only did he deliver the history of Beaufort, he artfully crafted it in such a way that made it seem as though we had stepped back in time."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, June 12, 2006

Jon Sharp shipwrecked in Beaufort. A former Hollywood actor, Jon came ashore in a Coast Guard rescue helicopter in February 1992 and soon fell under the spell of Beaufort's natural beauty, her people, and her history.

"...Jon Sharp's walking tour was the highlight of our Low Country vacation..."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, October 24, 2006

Jon's 2 hour Walking Tour through the National Historic District of Beaufort is a leisurely 2 mile stroll amidst some of the finest antebellum homes in America.

The spellbinding and deeply emotional narrative begins and ends in front of the Downtown Marina.

Read about Jon's Walking Tour in
Capture America Journal


Tours are Spring, Fall and Winter
11 am Tuesday thru Saturday
Group tours and times are available.

Tickets are $25 per person.


This is THE TOUR!

"Jon makes history come alive!"
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, June 24, 2007

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Call (843)575-5775 or us to reserve your space for what is certain to be the highlight of your visit to Beaufort.

"What a wonderful tour and host. We were enthralled...!"
Brian Ayers, Issaquah, WA January, 2011

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"...We learned more about the history, architecture and horticulture of the area in one morning than we did on any other tour we have ever taken. If you truly want to experience Beaufort, do not miss this tour."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, October 24, 2006

"We absolutely agree. What an incredible tour!"
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, October 29, 2006

"Without a doubt, one of the best tours we've ever taken."
tripadvisor.com/ Beaufort forum, February 17, 2007


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