Explore the streets of Portsmouth New Hampshire in the footsteps of George Washington when he visited the city in 1789. See where he took tea with his secretaryâ€™s mother, Mrs. Lear, attended services at St. Johnâ€™s Church, and was feted at a reception at Governor John Langdon House. The tour returns to Langdon House, which Washington thought “may be esteemed the first in Portsmouth,” where you can use your ticket for a tour of the house at half price.
Registration is required. Please call 603-436-3205 for more information. Purchase tickets now at www.historicnewengland.org.Â $6 for HNE members, $12 non-members. There will be two tours, one beginning at 11 and a second beginning at 2. The tours begin at the Governor John Langdon House, 143 Pleasant Street in Portsmouth.