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Program #19402RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.

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These instructors are participating on at least one day of one date of this program.
Please note that changes may occur.

Ernest Shealy

Architectural historian Ernest O. Shealy has a master’s in architectural history and historic preservation from the University of Virginia. He has served as house administrator for the historic Aiken-Rhett, Joseph Manigault and Heyward-Washington houses. In addition to wide-ranging community-leadership positions, Ernest hosts the radio show "Road Trip of the Month" on WKDK, has served on the South Carolina Review Board for Historic Preservation and has been a Road Scholar instructor since 1996.

Murrie Johnson

Murrie Alice Johnson is a retired school teacher who taught South Carolina history, American history and social studies in Charleston County and Dorchester County. She received her bachelor’s from Newberry College and her master’s from the College of Charleston. When she’s not sharing her love for South Carolina’s history with eager students, Murrie enjoys growing antique roses and spoiling her grandson.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
5 nights of accommodations
15 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners
8 Expert-led lectures
7 Field trips
1 Performances

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4.9
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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