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History Tour - Port Townsend

Port Townsend History Tour

Join us for a Historic Tour of Port Townsend!


History Tour

Learn about the earliest residents of Port Townsend and hear fascinating stories of the triumphs, debates, and scandals linked to the landmarks around Water Street. Compare the buildings of today to the buildings of yesteryear using historic photographs and walk away with a lively appreciation of Port Townsend’s unique heritage. Whether you’ve lived in Port Townsend forever or are just visiting for the day, you’ll find much to enjoy.

Offered Nightly

1 Hour Tour

Starts corner of Washington & Taylor

Ages 12+: $15, Ages 7-11: $15, Ages 6 & under: $0

Learn about the dark history of Port Townsend!


What is it that makes Port Townsend on of the most haunted cities in Washington State? Perhaps it is because hundreds of deaths caused by negligence, violence and disease were the hallmarks of a life in Port Townsend. Join our tour guides on the History Tour to formulate your own opinions…​​

HIGHLIGHTS:
Triumphs, debates, scandals. What more do you need?

Where to Meet Your Tour Guide
LOCATION
The Port Townsend Twice As Twisted Tour starts at Haller Fountain on the corner of Washington and Taylor Streets, located at the bottom of the stairs. Our guides begin promptly, but generally allow a ten minute grace period for latecomers. Anytime beyond that is not guaranteed. If you are running late or need directions, please call us at 360-390-8318 If you miss the start of the tour, the first stop is Haller Fountain at Washington and Taylor Streets. The tour will then travel along Taylor Street.

PARKING
If you plan on driving to the Twice As Twisted Tour, you’ll find on-street parking in the area of Taylor and Washington Streets. Please plan for a few extra minutes to find parking.

LOGISTICS
If you’re staying in the Downtown Historic District, we highly recommend that you just walk. The fountain is within easy walking distance of almost anywhere in the Uptown Historic District as well. Of course, since our tours run year-round, the answer to this question depends heavily on if the weather is inclement or very cold. Please do not become a ghost on our tour due to hypothermia. lol

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