What We Do
Jeff Wilson is a long time resident of Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, retiring in 2016 after a long career in commercial real estate development. On a trip in 2016 to Montreal with his wife Gerri, an idea evolved. Admiring an historic structure from a distance, a nearby couple commented, “wouldn’t it be great if we could get the history of that building on our phone?” With Jeff’s passion for history and travel, a concept for an App was borne.
In the ensuing few years, Historicwalkingtour.com has created audio self-walking tour Apps in 19 cities with more than 1100 historic sites and now over 50,000 downloads. “People love history and the excitement is growing. They also love to walk the historic areas at their own pace or even listen with their families at home, or over lunch. We are getting a great response.”
Plans for growth are in place with more historic city locations. In addition it is an opportunity for Historic Societies, Historic Preservation Foundations and Chambers of Commerce who would like their own city walking tour with our specially designed platform.
It is simple:
- Select your tour sites and route
- We will work together to research histories
- Our technology platform does the rest
Special Thanks to Our Team
Gerri, Larry, Cory, Charlie, Kym, Dave, Jay, Rick, Jennifer, and Chris.
Our Guides and Translators
Aspen, Boston, Chicago, Cincinnati, New Orleans, San Francisco, Washington, DC, New York City, Kansas City, Denver, Nashville
Michelle, Linda, Rachel, Brian
Brian (English), Nicholas (French)
Quebec City (English, French), Nassau, Paris, France (English, French)