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Seattle History Tours &
Civil War Seattle Tours




SEATTLE HISTORY TOURS by Civil War Seattle offer a variety of tours that explore various themes and locations related to Seattle and Civil War history. There is a tour for everyone, whether a family with an interest in area history or a hardcore student of military history. Our tours are offered on a rotating schedule for groups or for individually scheduled private tours. 

Current Tour Programs:

Regular scheduling will resume in spring 2024.

Private tours are currently available.

(email: for private tour scheduling

True Crime and Tragedy in Victorian Seattle - Our most popular tour! Tour historic Lake View cemetery and take a journey though an array of stories of true crime and tragedy in early Seattle. Life was tough in Seattle's early days. Learn how the city's pioneer generations survived...or didn't...under the constant cloud of unexpected death and tragedy. Real stories of real people. 

Seattle History Private Tour - Our premier Seattle history tour! Starting at Pike Place Market and ending at Pioneer Square, this 2 hour private walking tour take a journey through Seattle's early history. Explore the sites and stories of Seattle's first 75 years. For private groups of up to 6. 

Seattle's Civil War Legacy - Thousands of veterans of the Civil War made Seattle their home. This historic cemetery tour tells the collective and individual stories of fascinating and underappreciated aspect of Seattle's history.

Bothell & The Civil War - A  walking tour program about Bothell's pioneer Civil War veterans and their families. Bothell has deep and extensive roots in the Civil War and this tour explores their service, their movement west and the founding of the city of Bothell. 

Confederate Seattle - The complex and compelling history of Seattle's Civil War veterans from the South. 

Seattle at Gettysburg - The story of the Battle of Gettysburg through the eyes of dozens of Seattle's veterans of the historic battle

See a tour you like, but need prefer a different day or time?

Private tours always available. Email with questions.

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