Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour

11 Reviews | Myrtle Beach, USA

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Whatever health and safely protocols that are appropriate for the date of the tour will be followed.


If you are already familiar with the general history of the Myrtle Beach that we know today, but want to delve deeper into the city's beginnings and specifically during the years of the second world war, this trolley tour may interest you. It shares Myrtle Beach's origin story and tells what it was like to live there during WWII with U-boat threats off the coast and the arrival of German POWs. It makes stops at Myrtle Beach's first golf course, Pine Lakes International Country Club, and the Historic Myrtle Beach Colored School Museum. Guests gather in front of the Grand 14 Theater at The Market Common to begin boarding at 9:45 AM. The trolley is enclosed and climate-controlled. If you would like more of an introduction to the city's history, you may enjoy the Myrtle Beach History, Movies and Music trolley tour. Both tours were created to compliment each other in order to give guests a more comprehensive look at Myrtle Beach's past. GUESTS MUST BE AT LEAST 3 YEARS OLD FOR THIS TOUR.



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Average 4.82 out of 5 stars based on 11 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
William_R, Oct 2022 Verified
Comfortable trolly car, knowledgeable tour guide, great tour of the city in addition to learning about the history of the region. Disappointing that the German POWs were so embraced by the community considering what made them POWs in the first place!!
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
P2257EDmarcc, Sep 2022 Verified
Very knowledgeable tour guide who was very passionate about the subject area. Driver was top rate as well.I would recommend this tour.
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
Geraldine_S, Aug 2022 Verified
Myrtle Beach colored School, the 1st public school for African Americans in the Myrtle Beach Area, on the trolley tour & Charlies’s Place that tells a story of race relations in South Carolina, in 1950 Charlie Place was attacked by Ku Klux Klan and CharlieFitzgerald was beaten & left for dead The History of WWII with the German Soldiers being brought to the US as prisioners
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
Bill_A, May 2022 Verified
Been visiting Myrtle Beach for over 45 years and learning so much new info during this tour. Very entertaining and the time on the tour flew by. Will definitely do again and other tours offered by same company.
Very important and interesting historical information
Marie S, Feb 2022 Verified
The guide for our tour was a "local girl" that knows volumes of information! And, she presents it in dramatic fashion. We visited the country club and the African-American school. The school is an excellent, vibrant exhibit of the history of the segregation years in Myrtle Beach, and the mighty achievements of Black Americans.
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
178SherryH, Feb 2022 Verified
We really enjoyed the Myrtle Beach History Tour. Very interesting. We Trolly was comfortable and guide was easy to hear. We will be booking another tour soon.
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
600EmilieP, Oct 2021 Verified
This tour was fantastic but more so because of Katherine Hedgpath, the tour guide. She made it extremely interesting and worthwhile. Hearing the information gives you a better understanding and perspective of how things were. The two stops were interesting but I thoroughly enjoyed the stop at the new location of the Myrtle Beach Colored School and Museum. Definitely a most return spot to appreciate it all. I readily suggest this tour for anyone who is interested in history. Great job Katherine and thanks Tom for the great ride! Hope to see you on the next tour.
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
REAS1104, Oct 2021 Verified
We really enjoyed this trolley guided tour. The lady sharing the history information was very polite and very knowledgeable. She kept it interesting and was animated in the way she relayed info to us. We made two stops where we get off the trolley & explored the stops we were at which were very interesting. I would highly recommend this for anyone to experience.
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
Denise_G, Oct 2021 Verified
Our host was very knowledgeable. I loved her enthusiasm and we could she really loved her job. The trolly was clean and the driver and host meet our needs.
Early Myrtle Beach History and The WWII Years Trolley Tour
theresahanford, Sep 2021 Verified
Local historian and guide presented myrtle beach in such a way to bring it alive! Reflects past and present .we found this tour to be one of the best if not the best we’ve been on.(we love tours!)just sorry we didn’t have time for her other two tours this trip!

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