Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Detroit Civil War Remembrance Walking/People Mover Tour
Saturdays: Jul 27, Sep 28 / 1 PM – 4 PM
Adult $25, Youth $18* (special group rate for parties of 12 or more)
*REAL DEAL – Use discount code REALDEAL and get all tickets for only $16. Use discount code on adult regular ticket price to access discount. Offer valid through August 31, 2013
Tour departs promptly from outside Greektown People Mover Station
Join us on this tour of downtown Detroit where we pay tribute to the local people who played a prominent role in defending our Nation and preserving the Union.
- “Thank God for Michigan!” Why did President Lincoln utter those famous words?
- How did Detroit’s role in the abolition movement impact public opinion against slavery?
- What two major players in the Civil War resided in Detroit prior to the outbreak of war?
- Why is a letter written by a local resident considered by many as the real start of the Civil War?
- How did a United State Senator from Michigan make his mark on the Constitution?
- Which Detroit mayor was able to thwart not one, but two Confederate attempts to wreak havoc locally – which if successful could have resulted in huge national consequences?
- What role did the city center known as Campus Martius play during this time?
You’ll find out the answers to these questions and much more on the Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Detroit Civil War Remembrance Tour.
Tour price includes: Guided Tour, People Mover pass valid for the rest of the day, and special appearance by General George Armstrong Custer, commander of the Michigan Cavalry Brigade, as he reads a eulogy to President Abraham Lincoln, just as he did in April of 1865.
Can’t take the tour? Schedule a private group tour, or take your own self-guided tour with our guide Glory, Valor & Sacrifice: Michigan Sites Significant to the Civil War.