Recent Testimonials

Field Report from Blue and Gray Education Society about the Civil War on the Ohio tour HERE.

“Darryl did an excellent job. He was very compatible with the group. He made sure we took in all the important spots.”

“Very good in all respects; Darryl blends history and humor. “

“Darryl Smith was very knowledgeable.  Great tour guide.”

“Darryl's presentation was clear and devoid of unnecessary minutiae. He was a pleasure to have as our historian.”

“The information given by Darryl Smith was excellent.  The tour was very informative and interesting.”

“The tour was excellent in all aspects and I can think of no constructive suggestions.”

Walking With History​ LLC

Private tours available

Get out and enjoy our history the way it was meant to be experienced -- on the very ground where history took place! Walking With History LLC's single-day tours offer a rich experience for those looking to spend a few hours understanding our nation's past.  Wanting more detail?  Then our multi-day tours are for you!

Have a large group, don't want to spend the day with strangers, or want a more exclusive experience? Then a private tour is for you!  Part of a home school association and looking for a day of American history?  We can customize the tour to fit any group's needs.


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​Professionally Guided Single & Multi-Day Tours

Check out our single day tours

​guided history tours and historical talks

Tours & Talks

February 9th, 2022 - Hamilton (OH) Civil War Round Table - First Kentucky Raid talk.

​April 25th, 2022 - Zanesville (OH) Civil War Round Table - The Last Kentucky Raid

​May 7th - Sons of Union Veterans Symposium, Gallipolis, Ohio - First Kentucky Raid.

June 17th & 18th, 2022 - FREE Battle of Richmond (KY) tour.

​August 27th, 2022 - Morgan's Men Association Annual Meeting - Augusta Tour

September 3rd, 2022 - FREE Car Caravan tour of the First Ohio Invasion.  Ravenswood, West Virginia. Details can be found HERE.

September 24th, 2022 - FREE tour of the Battle of Augusta, Kentucky.

​September 29th-October 2nd, 2022 - Kentucky Campaign - Blue and Gray Education Society. 

October 21st-23rd - Symposium on the Field - Perryville