"Every person living in America should hear the emotional story that Fritz relays. We are still reflecting on how much this tour moved us 4 months afterward." -- Corey C., Seattle
Walking you through six of Savannah's most historic squares, Savannahian Fritz Rumpel tells you the amazing story of how freedom through faith triumphed over slavery and presented to America the idea of "40 acres and a mule" for 4 million freed people. Along the way, you'll learn about such local heroes as Andrew Bryan, Susie King Taylor and Garrison Frazier, and get a new take on such better known historical figures as William T. Sherman, Eli Whitney and James Edward Oglethorpe.
This tour is designed for those who want to take a deeper dive into Savannah's history from its founding in 1733 to the end of the Civil War in 1865. So that you can get the full benefit of this two-hour walk, Fritz specializes in private tours, where YOU set the day and time--and ask all the questions you want.
40 Acres and a Mule Tour was chosen one of the "Ten Best Tours of Savannah" by Conde Nast Traveler magazine (06/24/2020).
So contact Fritz today and let's get this tour on the road!
COVID-19 Safety Measures
Please wear a mask and keep a social distance.
- Pet Friendly
- Service Dog Friendly
- Emotional Support Pet Friendly
- Outdoor Only
Hours of Operation
- Sun. Flexible
- Mon. Flexible
- Tue. Flexible
- Wed. Flexible
- Thur. Flexible
- Fri. Flexible
- Sat. Flexible
TripAdvisor Traveler Rating
Krystie1994 | Mar 29, 2021
“Don't miss it! 10 Stars!!”
Wish I could leave 10 stars! You don't want to miss this one! By far the best tour in Savannah. Fritz includes fascinating stories, art, photos, and auto recordings. Traveling with a family member...
RandallBeth | Feb 12, 2021
“Savannah history with a twist. ”
This was an absolutely superb tour. The history lesson, from slavery to freedom, was told in such a wonderful way through stories of the characters who made Savannah the rich city it is.
Fritz was an...
Doubakehouse | Nov 4, 2020
“Best tour in Savannah”
This is the best tour we have taken in Savannah. Fritz is very knowledgeable and the tour is very engaging. Time well spent and very eye opening lessons.