Walking Tours

Three separate tours in different areas of London are available, with brief descriptions of each below.
Please Note: all tours are on foot, lasting approximately 60-70 minutes

Meeting point: Exit 1, Marble Arch Underground Station [ map ]


This tour includes sites and discussions pertaining to the political & social activities of the Southern Independence Association, Confederate Emissary to London James Murray Mason, key British citizens contributing to the Southern war effort, US Minister to London Charles Francis Adams and his son/secretary Henry Adams, and the Confederate States Aid Association.

Meeting point: Piccadilly South Side Exit,
Green Park Underground Station
[ map ]

Piccadilly and Mayfair

This tour includes sites and discussions pertaining to the British Government’s activities relating to the American Civil War, Confederate Emissary to London William Yancey, Anglo-Confederate activities, the London Emancipation Society, the Confederate Commercial Agency, and the Society for Promoting a Cessation of Hostilities in America.

Meeting point: In front of main steps at Queen Anne Statue
St Paul’s Cathedral
[ map ]


This tour includes sites and discussions pertaining to the propaganda war waged between the Union & Confederate journals published in London (The London American and The Index) in addition to their strategies, arguments, subscribers, and effectiveness; the London Emancipation Society, pro-Southern street campaigning, and the interesting lives lived by numerous ex-Confederates who fled American after the war to London, including former Secretary of State Judah P. Benjamin.