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We are Tennessee’s finest in charter, tour, and group Travel. Our modern, late model fleet of luxury motor coaches is available to handle all your group travel needs. At Crown, your comfort is our business. For all tours Tuesday through Sunday.
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Shiloh Battlefield Bus Tour
All day Tuesday. Includes the tour with guide, box lunch and a drink. 55.00 person/100.00 per couple
Nestled on the tranquil banks of the Tennessee River lies Shiloh National Military Park. On April 6-7, 1862, this rural countryside was the scene of the earliest bloody battle of the war. Visit Grant’s last line of defense, Bloody Pond, the Peach Orchard, Gen. Johnston’s death site and Ruggle’s Battery. Advance across Duncan Field toward the famous Hornet’s Nest. You can still hear shot and shell whizzing through the air. Your guides will be experienced re-enactors with vast knowledge of Shiloh.
CSS Little Rebel Dinner Cruise
Wednesday evening cruise. 45.00/person
Two hour cruise with boarding at 8:00 pm and departure at 8:30 pm. Included is our BBQ meal of pulled pork, grilled chicken, coleslaw, baked beans, corn, and chef’s choice dessert. Complimentary tea, coffee, and water are included. There is a cash/credit bar for alcoholic drinks and soda. Enjoy music from our live request band.
Mud Island Civil War Museum & Chicken/Fish Fry
Thursday evening. 30.00 person/50.00 per couple.
The strategic importance of the Mississippi River during the U.S. Civil War and the military campaigns initiated by both Union and Confederate forces are emphasized in five galleries of the museum. The major battles that occurred on the Mississippi, as well as those on the Tennessee and Cumberland Rivers, are highlighted. The war on the river comes alive with a simulated battle between a Confederate river battery and a scale reproduction of the front one-third section of a Union Ironclad Gunboat. Personal artifacts and government-issued equipment from both sides are displayed.
Ladies’ Victorian Village Tour & Tea
During Memphis’ early period of growth in the mid-19th century, a few wealthy Memphians built grand, Victorian-style homes in what was then the outskirts of the city. The homes in Victorian Village were built from 1846 into the 1890s, and range in style from Neo-classical through Late Gothic Revival.
Forrest’s Memphis Raid & Civil War Sites
Friday, 40.00 person/75.00 per couple.
On September 10, 1864 Forrest staged a nighttime raid, hoping to free Confederate prisoners and capture two Union Generals, Washburne and Hurlburt, who were in command there. Forrest led about 1,500 men against a force of 6,000 Union soldiers. His forces arrived on Beale Street, and then split up.
Historic Elmwood Cemetery Tour
Saturday afternoon. Includes the tour and transportation. 35.00/person
Established in 1852, historic Elmwood is the final resting place of many early Memphians. Over nine hundred Confederate soldiers lie in Confederate Rest, along with nineteen Confederate generals: Isham Harris, Governor of Tennessee during the war and the Nathan Bedford Forrest Family plot, containing his mother, brothers and son. Step back into history and experience the eighty acres of wildflowers, stately trees and statuary unlike any other place on earth. Informative tour.
Fort Pillow Field Trip
Sunday, 8am to 3pm. 55.00/person
The fort was originally built by Confederate troops in 1861 and named after General Gideon J. Pillow of Maury County. It was abandoned in 1862 due to the Union Navy’s advancement along the Mississippi River. The area became a state park in 1971.
Ladie’s Davies Plantation Tour & Tea
Friday, 9am-11am. 35.00/person
Davies Plantation began in 1821 as a 640-acre land grant and grew to over 2,000 acres at its peak (still fairly small by pre-Civil War standards). The Davies family owned and operated this property for over a hundred years beginning in 1851. African Americans also lived here – as slaves prior to the Civil War and as tenant farmers, sharecroppers, laborers, and domestics after the War. Cotton was the main crop grown here. Livestock, including horses, mules, and pigs, was also raised. Additionally, workers and landowners grew a variety of crops for their own consumption and as feed for the livestock.
Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid
The Bass Pro has taken over the former Pyramid building downtown, so the tour is free, but what a great place to explore. Many events are available to visitors to take part in as well as shops, bowling and restaurants. There is even an elevator lookout that goes to the top of the Pyramid building. Other events include:
• Arcade Shooting Gallery
An interactive arcade with wildlife and nature all around it allowing kids to have fun shooting at the targets and moving objects.
• Archery Range & Pistol Range
Practice your aim at 25-yard live fire pistol and archery ranges. Call the store for times and restrictions.
• Fish Aquarium and Alligator Feeding Times
Aquarium and Fish Feeding: Every day at 10am and 5pm. Alligator Feeding: Saturday 2pm