Meet Colonel Crawford
Historic Olde Towne Portsmouth, Virginia
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"Portsmouth's one-man Williamsburg" 
- Janie Bryant, The Virginian-Pilot

Walking Tours

“His interpretation of the City’s founder has become so spontaneous, you begin to think of him as the Colonial colonel.”
- Portsmouth’s Own Ida Kay Jordan in Portsmouth Currents
Departure:
All tours leave from the Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel & Waterfront Conference Center
425 Water Street, Portsmouth, Virginia 23704.

When:
Olde Towne Living History Tours

Friday (through September)
Wednesday & Friday (October & November)

Civil War Tours with Private James Cook

Tuesday & Thursday (through November)

Time: 
7:30 p.m.

Duration:
60-75 minutes depending of the size of the group.

Fare:
$10.00 / Two for $15.00 fee paid at the tour.

Groups:
Groups of five or more may book a tour any day or time throughout the year with advance reservations.
Friday only - 7:30 p.m.
(through September)
Join Portsmouth's founder, Colonel William Crawford, for a stroll through four centuries of maritime history in the home of America's first and largest shipyard. Hear tales of early growth and expansion, British occupation during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812 and Union occupation during the Civil War as you pass one of the largest collections of historic homes on the Eastern Seaboard.
Olde Towne Living History Tours with Colonel Wm. Crawford
IMPORTANT TIP

Dress appropriately for the weather. 
Be sure to wear comfortable 
walking shoes.
Tuesday and Thursday - 7:30 p.m.
(through November)
Join Private James Cook, for a stroll through four centuries of maritime history and learn about Portsmouth's role in the Civil War.  Hear tales of Union occupation during the Civil War.  One home was used by Union Forces to issue passes during the Civil War, while yet another concealed medicine for Confederate soldiers.
Civil War Tours with Private James Cook
Advance Tickets:
Tticket sales and credit cards available at:

          300 High Street, Portsmouth, VA  23704

         (on the waterfront)
         1 High Street, Portsmouth, VA  23704
Tour Information
Wednesday & Friday- 7:30 p.m.
(October & November)
For private tours, call 757-391-0155 
For private tours, call 757-391-0155