​​​Charleston Pirate Tours

Explore Charleston’s earliest days with master storyteller and historian, Eric Lavender.  ​​​​

​​This 2-hour walking tour introduces you to the major roles that Charleston played during the Colonial and Revolutionary Periods from historical highlights to amusing anecdotes.  

How did Commodore Sir Peter Parker lose his pants during the Battle of Sullivan's Island?
What was Charleston first called?  Spoiler Alert - it wasn't Charles Town.
Where is the first purpose-built theater in the colonies?
Why is a horse's rear-end prominently featured in the portrait of George Washington that was commissioned by Charleston? 
Why is Charleston America's first melting pot?

You'll see the city's oldest buildings, historic churches, and the homes with history that impacted the entire country.

This is NOT a costumed tour.

Ticket Prices
Adults:  $22
Senior & Military:  $20
Children 4-12:  $13
Kids under 4:  Free

Charleston in the Colonial Period and Revolution