2017 Walking Tours of Historic Portsmouth, NH

Walking tour Sandy WalentMay Through October

“Portsmouth and its pleasures are smaller scale. They’re also best approached on foot.” –New York Times.

Portsmouth is the hub of the New Hampshire Seacoast. Its downtown streets are reminiscent of a small English market village. Portsmouth’s unique, historical character can be fully captured on foot. If you’re visiting Portsmouth for a meal, an afternoon or a weekend consider taking a Discover Portsmouth walking tour!

Portsmouth Historical Society presents 2017 Tour Offerings

Reservations strongly encouraged. Walk-ins welcome. Member discounts apply.

All tours leave from Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth NH

Portsmouth Walking Tours
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downtown Portsmouth NH, State St.

Daily Walking Tour: 10:30am, 75 min.

Starting Sunday, May 7! Daily 75-minute walking tour covering the streets, stories, buildings and architecture of historic downtown.
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John Paul Jones House, Portsmouth NH

Portsmouth History & Homes Tour: Tuesdays, 11am, 90 min.

Beginning Tuesday, May 9th thru Oct. 10. Walk in the steps of U.S. Presidents who have visited the city, and visualize the impact of three major fires in the early 19th century. Tour stops briefly in front of six historic houses and touches on Portsmouth’s economy.
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Portsmouth Women Tour

Portsmouth Women Tour: 4th Wednesday of the month, 4:30pm, 75 min. (May 24, June 28, July 26, Aug. 23, Sept. 27, Oct. 25)

The untold stories of navigators, preachers, artists, authors, tavern keepers and madams who defied stereotypes and shaped Portsmouth.
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Historic Preservation Tour with Richard Candee

Historic Preservation Tours

with Richard M. Candee, author of Building Portsmouth.
Select Saturdays, 10:30am, 75 min.
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Portsmouth Advocates presents a series of eight guided architectural walking tours showcasing Portsmouth’s famous neighborhoods, led by local historian, and Portsmouth treasure, Richard Candee. Historic Preservation tours provide an excellent opportunity to dive into the details and stories that make Portsmouth and its neighborhoods unique. READ MORE about Portsmouth Advocates and the Historic Preservation Tours

Portsmouth Black Heritage Trail tours

Black Heritage Trail of NH Tours

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