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The Port of Ipswich: A Historical Walking Tour

Sunday, September 17, 2023

The Port of Ipswich: A Historical Walking Tour

Date & Time

Sunday, September 17, 2023

Time Slot(s):

2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Description

Join local history buff, Scott Jewell, on a walk around the town of Ipswich and learn about the fascinating history of its former bustling port. Once a hub of maritime trade and commerce, the fate of the port was intricately tied to the rise and fall of the town’s 18th century economy, and the fortunes (and misfortunes) of many of its residents.

Special Instructions

The walking tour will take place rain or shine. Please wear appropriate footwear for an hour-long walk and dress accordingly for New England weather.

Weather Restrictions

The tour will take place rain or shine but will be cancelled in the event of extreme weather (such as thunder and lightening). A cancellation will be posted on the Ipswich Museum website and Facebook page.

Address

54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA 01938

54 South Main Street, Ipswich, MA 01938

Directions

Accessibility

Parking Available

Restrooms Available

Event Category

  • History
  • Industrial
  • Maritime
  • Walking Tour

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