The Tour is divided into 3 Sections of the City all beginning in Market Square. Tour 1 is the Downtown and Waterfront, Tour 2 is the South End and Tour 3 is State Street to Haymarket Square and Congress Street. Each tour is about 1 hour long. Tour and 1 and 2 are one mile each in length and the 3rd tour is a ½ mile long.
There are 10 buildings which are listed on the National Registry of Historic Buildings, 10 National Historic Landmarks and three homes that are maintained by the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities. A few of the historic buildings you may find are the North Church in Market Square built in 1854, the John Paul Jones House built in 1758, the Governor John Langdon House built in 1784 and the Moffatt-Ladd House circa 1760.
Several of the homes you will find are open to the public for a small fee. So put on your walking shoes and enjoy the history of the City of Portsmouth.