Savor the charm of the South and gain insight into its history during a cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway.

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 Mansion on Rainbow Row, Charleston  Great White Egret, Everglades National Park  The beautiful beaches of Hilton Head South Carolina

Cruising Southern Coastlines

A Cruise between Charleston and Jacksonville Aboard the Independence

9 days from $5,445

Savor the charm of the South and gain insight into its history during a cruise along the Intracoastal Waterway.

or Call 855-330-1542

Experts

Nov 16 - 24, 2019 Departure; Apr 3 - 11, 2020 Departure
Alan Gallay

Alan Gallay

Dr. Alan Gallay holds the Lyndon. B. Johnson Chair of U.S. History at Texas Christian University, where he teaches and researches Atlantic World and American history.  He specializes in the colonial era. Gallay taught at the universities of Notre Dame, Mississippi, Western Washington, Harvard (as a Mellon Faculty Fellow), the University of Auckland (as a Fulbright Lecturer), and The Ohio State University, where he was Director of the Center for Historical Research. He twice held fellowships from the National Endowment for the Humanities.  Gallay’s most recent books include Colonial and Revolutionary America (Prentice Hall), Indian Slavery in Colonial America (Univ. of Nebraska Press), and The Indian Slave Trade:  The Rise of the English Empire in the American South, 1670-1717 (Yale University Press), which received the Bancroft Prize, the Washington State Book Award, selection as a Choice Magazine Academic Book of the Year, and selection by Library Journal  as one of the ten most important books about Native Americans published over the previous thirty years.  His forthcoming book, “Walter Ralegh:  Architect of the English Empire,” will be published by Basic Books in 2019.

Mar 6 - 14, 2020 Departure
Gail Cornell

Gail Cornell

Gail Cornell is an architectural historian whose research and lectures have taken her to destinations throughout the US, Europe, Central and South America, Africa and South Asia. She has been a study leader on numerous Smithsonian Journeys tours for the past 12 years, engaging travelers on topics ranging from the Greek and Roman antiquities in the Mediterranean to the temples of Angkor Wat to the historical architecture of the United States. A graduate of Harvard’s Graduate School of Design, Gail is a lecturer in architecture, art and design at New York City’s Museum of Modern Art and an Adjunct Faculty member of New York University.  She is also a member of the Society of Architectural Historians.