The Birmingham Ghost Walk - Hotels Churches and Riots Tour

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Highlights

This is the introduction and exploration of our dark and interesting history and covers many of the main haunted and unusual sights downtown. We begin with the tales of the founding of our city as a rough and tumble mine and mill town, and continue through on with missing children, and spiteful murders..  We hear the tales of two of our haunted hotels, and three of the five original churches of the city.  There is then the tale of murders most sad, which has led to the legends of the “Mermaid of the Lake” and the major riot that followed. Then continuing through the darkness, with the shadowy footsteps that follow…to the discovery of a hidden cemetery or two…

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695hanm
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such a fun time! learned a lot about the history of birmingham and some spooky ghost stories. definitely would recommend
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Jack_B
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 27, 2022
David was very friendly and knowledgeable. You can tell he really enjoys entertaining through the stories he tells. Overall a great experience!
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Darren_S
Rating of 5 out of 5 stars
April 19, 2022
Amazing experience! David was incredible - super knowledgeable. Will be talking about it for a long time.
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Itinerary
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Stop At: Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler, 2021 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

This is the beginning point of the Hotels, Churches and Riots tour and we will have a brief overview of the founding of our city and some of the interesting characters that built it.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: D. O. Whilldin office, 517 21st Street North, Birmingham, AL 35203-3312

We stop by this interesting building and discuss the seances that were held at the boarding house that was here before...

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Redmont Hotel Birmingham, Curio Collection by Hilton, 2101 5th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

After a pause at the D. O. Whilldin office we proceed through to the storied Redmont Hotel, to hear of its history and hauntings....

with a very small group there is the possibility of stepping inside

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: First Presbyterian Church of Birmingham, 2100 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-3304

An architectural and haunted historic marvel

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Downtown YMCA, 2101 4th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

Former site of the Jefferson County Jail - site of county executions until 1925

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Cathedral Church of the Advent, 2017 6th Ave N, Birmingham, AL 35203-2701

We discuss the Hawes Riots and former courthouse and jail...then on to the most famous ghost of the city and then to the Cathedral of the Advent...a Historic haunted church with a hidden graveyard

Duration: 10 minutes

Stop At: Hampton Inn & Suites Birmingham-Downtown-Tutwiler, 2021 Park Pl, Birmingham, AL 35203, USA

Not to be left out of all of The Haunted sites that we will be passing and discussing along the way, we will also discuss our tenuous vampire connection at the old temple theater and our very genuine mummy.

We then talk about the most famous ghost of our city, the Sloss Furnace Ghost,  And then on to another cathedral (the Cathedral of the Advent) with a hidden graveyard. 

Our walking tour then proceeds to the ending point near the beginning at the Tutwiler Hotel and discussion of the ghosts that occupy this historic building.

Duration: 45 minutes

Additional Information

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair accessible - sidewalks with curb ramps...mostly level or slight incline
  • Operates in all weather conditions, please dress appropriately
  • Stroller accessible
  • Service animals allowed
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 30 travelers
  • Face masks required for travelers in public areas
  • Face masks required for guides in public areas
  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Inclusions
  • Professional guide


Exclusions
  • Gratuities
  • Transportation to/from attractions


Duration
90 to 120 minutes

Return Details
Returns to original departure point


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