Friday, October 5, 11:00 am – 12:30 pm and 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm – Walk with Washington

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 secretary’s mother, Mrs. Lear, attended services at St. John’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.  $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.