Gullah Tours, Charleston

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Alphonso Brown is a licensed tour guide for the City of Charleston, and owns and operates Gullah Tours. He is the author of one of The History Press best seller, A Gullah To Guide Charleston. He is a lecturer on the Gullah language and Black History of Charleston. He has given lectures and Gullah presentation for students from North Carolina A&T College, National Association of Substance and Drug Abuse Commission, Charleston Nurses Association, The Medical University Minority Program, The 1993 Annual Meeting of the Seventh Episcopal District of the South Carolina A. M. E. Church Lay Organization, The University of

College Designer Association, Delta Sigma Theta Sorority of Chapel Hill. N.C., Bell South,The Smithsonian Anacostia Museum, and many other organizations. He has been a guest on the talk show “Question of the Day,” KQXL in Baton Rouge. LA., The Michael Feldman’s radio talk show, and numerous radio and television appearances.

Mr. Brown’s Gullah Tours was featured in the May 1993 issue of the Charleston Magazine, in the February 1995 edition of Southern Living Magazine, The January l996 edition of Readers Digest, in Charles Kuralt’s best seller, America, Bert Wolf television special of Charleston, Southern Living Presents on Turner South Television Network, October 2009 edition of Southern magazine for one of the top five tours in Charleston, South Carolina PBS specials, and B. Smith with Style are just a few of the many television and newspaper/magazine articles. He is a recipient of the very prestigious, “Three Sisters Award,” and was recently recognized at one of South Carolina State University Stellar Alumni. His web site is www.gullahtours.com.
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  • Fantastic tour! I reserved this tour on July 11, 2019. Mr Brown was very well verse in the Gullah history and tradition, as well as witty and very entertaining! He presented knowledgable information o...  more »
  • Alphonso Brown was knowledgeable and funny. Learned a lot about my heritage. A GREAT value for the price.  more »
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  • Our private bus tour with Al was a pleasure and a great education about Charleston and cultural and anthropological history of the South. Lots of pretty houses, parks, and sites. Historical and personal stories. Detailed answers to every question. Highly recommend.
  • Mr. Brown is amazing! Such a warm and enduring personality. He is a great teacher. We thoroughly enjoyed this tour. We hope we can learn more about Gullah history in the future (we got the book in one of the various locations 😂). Thank you!

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