Meet the team behind the magic of Birmingham’s rich history! Our passionate guides and experienced shop staff are here to provide the best tours and services possible. The company employs several professional guides who share their knowledge and passion for Birmingham’s haunted history. Each guide has their own style and approach to storytelling, making every tour a unique and memorable experience. With their expertise, you’ll discover the hidden gems of Birmingham’s past and create unforgettable memories.

We are always looking for new guides that can help us offer new tours and experiences.


Please contact us at tours@bhamhistory.com

Our Guides and Staff

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Edward Wolfgang Poe

Our founder and Chief Storyteller, Edward Wolfgang Poe is a master storyteller and one of the lead guides of the Birmingham Ghost Walk. With his deep, theatrical voice and dramatic flair, he brings Birmingham’s haunted history to life. He is a distant relative of the famous American author Edgar Allan Poe, and often weaves elements of Poe’s works into his ghostly tales. Edward’s knowledge of Birmingham’s dark past is unmatched, and he has been known to spook even the most skeptical of visitors. Join him on a ghostly journey through the streets of Birmingham if you dare.

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David Boman is the lead tour guide of the Birmingham Ghost Walk, an expert in Birmingham’s haunted history. With over 10 years of experience in the field, David has amassed a wealth of knowledge about the city’s spooky past. His tours are full of fascinating historical facts and chilling ghostly tales that will send shivers down your spine. David’s friendly and approachable demeanor creates a comfortable and enjoyable atmosphere, making him a favorite among visitors. He’s dedicated to providing a unique and unforgettable experience for each guest. Join David on a tour of Birmingham’s ghostly sites, and you’re guaranteed to have a spooktacular time.

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Dani Salter is a charismatic and unconventional tour guide for the Birmingham Ghost Walk. Her unique style and alternative fashion sense have earned her the nickname “Goth Princess” among her fans. Dani’s love for all things spooky and macabre is evident in her tours, where she shares her knowledge of Birmingham’s darker history with a touch of gothic flair. Her engaging storytelling style and infectious enthusiasm make for a memorable and enjoyable experience. Dani is a true individual who is not afraid to be herself, and her passion for the paranormal is contagious. Join her on a tour of Birmingham’s haunted sites and you’re sure to be in for a treat.

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Wilhelmina Thomas is a knowledgeable and passionate guide for the 1963 Civil Rights Experience tour and our Architectural Tour. She is an expert in the civil rights history of Birmingham and shares her wealth of knowledge and personal experiences on her tours. Wilhelmina is committed to educating visitors about the significant role Birmingham played in the civil rights movement and the brave individuals who fought for justice and equality. Her tours take guests to important sites in the Civil Rights National Monument, where she shares powerful stories of the struggle for freedom and human rights. Wilhelmina is a dedicated and inspiring guide who truly brings the history of the civil rights movement to life.

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