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    Name: Walk with Washington
    Date: July 6, 2019
    Event Description:

    Walk in the footsteps of our nation’s first President. See the Portsmouth locations he visited in 1789. Hear about where he had tea with his secretary’s mother, Mrs. Lear; attended services at St. John’s Church; and was feted in a reception at Governor (then Senate President) John Langdon’s house. The tour begins and ends at Langdon House, which Washington thought “may be esteemed the first in Portsmouth.”

    Your ticket is good for 50% off the cost of a guided tour of Langdon House on the same day or any other day the house is open in 2019.

     

    Notes

    Advance tickets recommended. Call 603-436-3205 for information.

    Location:

    A National Historic Landmark, Governor John Langdon House is an exceptional Georgian mansion which George Washington “esteemed the first” in Portsmouth. Its reception rooms are of a grand scale suited to ceremonial occasions and are ornamented by elaborate wood carving in the Rococo style. Admission includes both a tour of the house and access to the current exhibition on view in the dining room.

    Your Walk with Washington ticket is good for 50% off the cost of a guided tour of Langdon House on the same day or any other day the house is open in 2019.

     

    Date/Time Information:
    Saturday, July 6 from 11 a.m.to 12:30 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Gwendolyn Smith, Regional Site Manager, Northern New England Historic New England
    Fees/Admission:
    $12, $8 Historic New England members. Advance tickets recommended. Online purchase available at https://my.historicnewengland.org/2804/4728
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