Highlights Tour

3 Reviews | Virginia, USA

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Begins at Acree's Warehouse on Bridge St. (paved with cobblestones) then to JTI Fountain, Wreck of the Old 97 mural, former Riverside Mill and Dan River Mill buildings, old Fire Station #1 (Danville's first), former Worsham St. Bridge site, Dibrell Brothers Tobacco Headquarters, the old train trestle and pedestrian bridge, Southern Railroad freight station and passenger depot, Danville Science Center, Craghead St. marketplace which served tobacco farmers, and the Tobacco Mural.

Then we'll ride up Main St. to Millionaires' Row/Old West End historic district. There you'll see beautiful pre-Civil War to Victorian-era mansions and churches built by tobacco barons, bankers and merchants at the height of Danville's golden age. Sites include Episcopal Church of the Epiphany (where Confederate President Jefferson Davis worshiped); Temple Beth Shalom; Sutherlin Mansion - the Last Confederate Capitol, and the Langhorne House, the childhood home of Lady Nancy Astor and Irene Langhorne Gibson.



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Average 5.00 out of 5 stars based on 3 verified reviews from Cool Destinations and TripAdvisor

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Judson R, Oct 2019 Verified
Very informative for sure but the best part is actually riding the Segways. They are very easy to ride. Young and old will enjoy the ride. We had 5 in our group and everyone wants to do it again!
FefeeT, May 2019 Verified
Awesome time with the owners of Bright Leaf Segway Tours! So informative, beautiful views and fun to ride the Segway! Already had my second tour, can't wait to bring friends for another awesome trip around beautiful Danville!
Susan G, Apr 2019 Verified
We loved everything about Bright Leaf Segway Tours. Great to get an overview of the town you are visiting . Great people all the way around at Bright Leaf. Patient teachers, knowledgeable guides, great experience. There is nothing I could say needs improvement! Would highly recommend!

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