• Historic Walking Tours of Dover, New Hampshire

    Saturday Mornings June through September

    90 minute walking tour starting at 10:30 a.m. at one of three Dover, NH locations

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    Reservations are recommended, and can be made by calling (603) 742-2218 or email info@dovernh.org

    Walking Tours cost $10 per person with $25 limit for families.

     

    Tour Descriptions:

    The Downtown Tour departs from the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce parking lot. Take a guided stroll down Central Avenue and the Central Business District, learn all about the rise and fall of the textile industry and Dover's Black Day while hearing personal tales of Dover's history. The next Downtown Tour will be held on Saturday, September 8th at 10:30 a.m. Register Here

    The Architectural Tour of historic buildings starts at the Woodman Museum and features information about construction, architectural techniques, and the historic significance of those who built or occupied these buildings, the earliest of which was constructed in 1785.  

    The Cemetery Tour which begins at the Pine Hill Cemetery Chapel and includes a history of Dover’s burial grounds, and anecdotal stories as you visit the graves of people who were part of Dover’s history. The next Cemetery Tour will be held on Saturday, September 29th at 10:30 a.m. Register Here

    Comfortable walking shoes, hats and bottled water are suggested, since the tours generally last for an hour and a half. Groups may arrange for tours at other than the scheduled weekend tours with a minimum of 10 and maximum of 20 persons at a cost of $10 per person. Contact the Greater Dover Chamber of Commerce at (603) 742-2218 for information and/or reservations.

  • Walking Tour Descriptions

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