Our Historic Walking Tours are Back!
Learn more about the history of Jacksonville with a guided walking outdoor tour led by Historic Jacksonville.
Non-profit Historic Jacksonville, Inc. are happy to announce that they are once again offering their free Saturday walking tours beginning through Sept. 4. These 1-hour tours will leave from City Hall/Courthouse Square (North 5th between C and D streets) at 10 am. (Donations are appreciated to help with the ongoing maintainenace of the historic properties.)
Space is limited!
For reservations or information, contact
firstname.lastname@example.org or call 541-245-3650
Participants who are not fully vaccinated are requested to wear masks.
Evening haunted tours resume June 11 and continue monthly through October.
Haunted tours are offered the second Friday of each month starting in June. In October tours will be offered on both Friday, Oct. 8, and Saturday, Oct. 9. A Britt Hill Tour features tales of arson, saloons and Oregon’s first Chinatown. The Courthouse Tour highlights stories of brothels, epidemics and hangings.
Summer tours begin at 7, 7:15, 7:30, 7:45 p.m.
October tours begin at 6, 6:15, 6:30, 6:45, and 7 p.m.
Haunted tours are $10 per person and reservations must be made by 4 p.m. of tour days. No walk-up sales will be available. Private tours can be arranged for 10 to 12 guests at a cost of $15 per person. All tours begin at the Jacksonville Visitors Center at the corner of North Oregon and West C streets. Bookings can be made online here.
BEEKMAN HOUSE & BEEKMAN BANK TOURS
Beekman House and Beekman Bank are scheduled to reopen in September. is planned when the group resumes weekend living history presentations with one featuring Victorian Fashion.
Docents will be dressed in attire from the period. In October Victorian mourning customs will be presented. The traditional Victorian Christmas events will also be held at the house.
Beekman Bank is the oldest financial institution in the Pacific Northwest. Previous tours included “Secrets & Mysteries of the Beekman Bank”.