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.”

Tours & Talks

February 8th, 2023 - Hamilton Civil War Round Table - Last Kentucky Raid.  Hamilton, Ohio.

April 29th, 2023 -  Spring Grove Cemetery Civil War Tour, co-hosted with David Mowery.

May 27th, 2023 - Memorial Day Weekend Civil War Tour - Greenwood Cemetery, Hamilton, Ohio.

​June 21st - Middletown Historical Society - Butler County Ohio in the Civil War.

June 30th-July 1st - John H. Morgan Tour & Symposium - Tebbs Bend Battlefield.  Campbellsville, Kentucky.

August 5th, 2023 - Car Caravan Tour John Hunt Morgan Heritage Trail with David Mowery - Winchester, Ohio.

August 12th - Camp Nelson National Monument.

​September 23rd, 2023 - Cemetery Tour near Buffington Island Battlefield.  Portland, Ohio.

​October 20th-22nd, 2023 - Symposium on the Field - Perryville, Kentucky.

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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Private tours available


I now have five publications available for sale on including two versions of The War Department Tablets of Fort Donelson National Battlefield.  I currently offer two sets of letters written by Ohio men (with a third in the works), and an expanded version of Peter Clark's Black Brigade of Cincinnati.  Visit my page on Lulu to purchase.

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!

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