Badass Broads

Every badass history has a badass HERSTORY

JWalk Tours presents Charleston's most unique walking tour, "Badass Broads of Charleston." This is a walk where we may step outside of the lines just a bit but we consider it a homage to these ladies who sometimes had to step way outside of the lines and defy the conventions of their day to make their marks. JWalk Tours is proud to tell you about a few of the badass ladies who you'll discover are a vibrant part of Charleston's story. A story that is, unfortunately, relegated to back pages of history and often untold.

You will get to know one of America's first rebels, a Revolutionary War hero who threw herself into that monumental effort. We'll get into some darker history and meet a villain of sorts who stepped far outside the lines as one of the most famous female pirates of all time. More than a few of our early feminists shaped our history by speaking out against social injustice and railing against the evils of slavery in an economy that was largely driven by it. Post-slavery era, you'll meet the daughter of a former slave who Martin Luther King referred to as "The Grandmother of the Movement."

There is so much more we want to share with you! We look forward to seeing you on our newly launched Badass Broads Tour.

Plan Your Tour

Price

$25 per ticket

Time

Starts 2PM Daily,
Duration 1-1/2 Hours

Starting Point

Bitty & Beau's
159 Church St.
Charleston, SC

We had an amazing time! Have not stopped talking about it and all of the stories we learned. You have such a gift of story telling and your passion and knowledge of the city make your tours amazing!! - Jennifer P. (Florida)

The Badass Broads tour is truly badass. Jonathan' knowledge and passion for Charleston's history is simply amazing. We laughed, we cried and enjoyed every minute of it. - Warren G. (Texas)

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  •   Our tour was very informative and entertaining. Jonathon’s delivery of information was fabulous....not at all boring!! He made sure to ask if we had any questions before... read more

    Tundra1998
    11/26/2019

      I went on this tour with four of my friends (all college-aged). Our tour guide, Will, was super knowledgable and made the tour very interesting! You can tell he really... read more

    piscionierej
    11/21/2019

      Awesome experience, pleasant, educational walk through beautiful Charleston. Loved the history of the ladies.

    V9032OXjohnl
    12/13/2019

      Every time Jonathan spoke, you could feel his passion for story telling. His dedication to his craft kept everyone’s attention throughout the whole tour. He seamlessly works light hearted jokes... read more

    G3649WJjohng
    11/28/2019
  •   Fantastic tour! Will was our guide and very knowledgeable about the area including answers to our random questions. We did other tours while in Charleston and this was the best... read more

    007amyi
    1/20/2020

      I highly recommend JWalk Tours! Our tour exceeded all expectations. Will was an encyclopedia of knowledge and a gracious guide through the history of old Charleston.

    willbM3598LS
    2/05/2020

      We had an excellent, informative walk with Jonathan. He knows his Charleston history and his love for the city and it’s unique place in both the Revolutionary and Civil War... read more

    sharon w
    10/04/2019

      Our grown son and I just completed this tour with guide, Jonathan Green. He was hands down the best tour guide we have ever experienced. He is extremely knowledgeable about... read more

    cberg312
    3/14/2020
  •   Johnathan is an excellent guide...extremely knowledgeable and entertaining!! His love for his city is evident and contagious. By far the best of 3 tours l took while in Charleston.

    Bernadine M
    11/04/2019

      Excellent tour. Jonathan is a great storyteller and extremely knowledgeable. He was flexible in that he tailored his tour to us. We told him we had already done... read more

    annehbraun
    11/06/2019

      Will was very enthusiastic and knowledgeable. We felt free to ask questions and he even varied the tour because of our interests. We learned about several fascinating and somewhat notorious... read more

    judyjudy10606
    3/01/2020

      Jonathan is incredibly informative, personable and energetic! His knowledge of the Charleston history is so extensive and he is a natural teacher! He makes history fun! He also is so... read more

    thwright
    10/26/2019
  •   Jon truly knows and cares about the history of this beautiful town. Not only does he understand the basic background, he is a true historian and researches the facts in... read more

    Sally V
    7/04/2019

      Our tour with Jon and JWalk Tours was amazing. We learned so much about the history and city of Charleston. Jon was very knowledgeable and was able to keep our... read more

    jpete123
    8/05/2019

      Jonathan "knows his stuff", put us at ease and proceeded at our pace. His passion for our beloved Charleston shines through. We'll be back for more.

    Pam A
    10/19/2020

      On thanksgiving Day, Jonathan took myself and about 14 friends on a tour through Charleston. I have lived here for two years and have never done a walking tour before.... read more

    670meagang
    12/06/2019
  •   No matter how you look at our history here in the united states, we've always had many events that have been apart of history but would never get the recognition... read more

    frontline2020
    1/09/2020

      Jonathan is a very knowledgeable guide to learn about Charleston’s history. He covered all of the history: good, bad, and ugly! He was very personable and answered questions along our... read more

    648parisw
    6/20/2020

      My husband and I took a tour with Jonathan Green and are already discussing when we should do this again! So much history, enthusiasm and energy comes with the... read more

    IowaGuiness
    11/22/2019

      Jon is an awesome tour guide and storyteller and also takes an interest in getting to know his audience. Thoroughly enjoyed our tour of Charleston, thanks Jon!

    761mikaylat
    10/14/2020
  •   Excellent walking tour! Jonathan had a great personality and plenty of historical stories (great story teller). Very easy to approach and ask questions. I am looking forward to the next... read more

    Bob B
    11/06/2019

      Johnathan provided my family from out of town one of the best experiences they've had in Charleston! My nephew - who is young, most have asked 100 questions, Johnathan was... read more

    mswhitt07
    4/17/2020

      Jonathan’s passion for history radiates and brings life to his tours. He will take you on a walk through history that will inspire you and create a sense of emotion... read more

    m_gould96
    11/28/2019

      Jonathan was a fantastic and passionate wealth of information about the badass women in Charleston's history. He spoke directly from the heart about women who achieved incredible things despite the... read more

    Tyler H
    10/23/2019
  •   Jonathan's knowledge and passion for Charleston's history is simply amazing. We laughed, we cried and downright enjoyed every minute of the walk. He spent two hours with us because couldn't... read more

    groovopolis
    9/23/2019

      We have been to Charleston many times doing many historic tours. This was/is hands down the best we have ever done. We learned the most and enjoyed this tour so... read more

    666russellt
    3/15/2020

      Jon was a great tour guide. He knew all the details along our walk and answered all of our questions very thoroughly. It was so informative and interesting. I cannot... read more

    Kelli B
    7/01/2019

      I took my family on this tour and we all had a fantastic time. Jonathan is very knowledgeable about Charleston. Will definitely be taking the other tours that he offers!

    Alexandria7109
    10/30/2019
  •   Jonathan has really researched his information. He is knowledgeable and well spoken. He is thoughtful and considerate, not only for his tour group, but also for the property owners.... read more

    Oma3612
    3/10/2020

      This was our first visit to Charleston and had limited time to enjoy our vacation . We wanted to spend our time wisely and Jon escorted us through the city... read more

    Mike S
    10/24/2019

      I have lived in the Charleston area for almost one year. I’ve been on many carriage, walking and culinary tours. This was by far the most fun and the most... read more

    407cathleenh
    6/25/2019

      Just finished a 2+ hour walking tour with Jonathan Green, he is absolutely great! He truly knows the history of the city and it’s early and current residents. His... read more

    edreed13
    10/10/2020
  •   Jonathan went above and beyond to make sure our tour of Charleston was a great experience. He is very interesting and we enjoyed our time. We also learned a lot... read more

    stevesX2716AM
    7/22/2020

      We had a great tour today with Jonathan! I highly recommend taking one of his tours He is extremely knowledgeable and answers all your questions. We got to learn... read more

    P1411YOamyb
    10/10/2019

      We enjoyed this walking tour! We found it to be one of the most interesting tours and we walked away with so much more knowledgeable of Charleston! ... read more

    Jennifer B
    4/14/2020

      This tour was incredible! My boyfriend and I are locals, and learned more than we ever did in school about the history of our very own city. Jonathan is very... read more

    lopolston
    8/23/2020
  •   The pace was easy going, the knowledge was in-depth and incredibly well delivered, even the weather didn't let us down. This is the absolute best tour I've taken in... read more

    55coltj
    3/27/2020

      Our tour was on Christmas Day and it was the best present I have ever opened! Jon is a bottomless wealth of information, facts, and obscure details which made the... read more

    890carolf
    1/11/2020

      Great personal tour. Very informative. The really seem to support local businesses. We have been a lot of walking tours, this was one of the best

    garycZ2609QD
    3/30/2020

      I have lived in Charleston for 5 years and my fiancée for 2. We have a broad knowledge of the city’s history, but when we hosted my future father in... read more

    F2760ABandyd
    10/30/2019

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