PROGRAMS – ​VIRTUAL WALKING TOURS

Interested in taking a self-guided walk around Orleans?
These tours are based on original tours of Orleans by town historian Bonnie Snow, which she has given for decades. On these tours, you will discover the history of each monument, and through them, the history of the town of Orleans itself.
East Orleans Walking Tour

 

(about 25 minutes)

This tour starts at the Meeting House, 3 River Road. This self-guided walking tour will lead you through East Orleans, walking down Beach Road.

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Scan the QR code with your phone camera. That will give you a link to the App in Google Maps.

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Main Street Walking Tour

 

(about 45 minutes)

 

Also beginning at the Meeting House, this tour will lead you to the Barley Neck Inn, discussing the houses, architecture and history over time. For instance, you will learn about the Parsonage Inn, which was used by the ministers of the Congregational (now called Federated) Church, and then became a private home – and is currently a beautiful Bed and Breakfast. You can learn the distinction between a full Cape, half Cape and three quarter Cape. Many sea captains' home lie along the walk, including the homes of least three state legislators who served in the late 1800s. 

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Scan the QR code with your phone camera. That will give you a link to the App in Google Maps.

Historical Sites of Interest Tour

 

Beginning at the Meeting House, this tour will lead you to the Barley Neck Inn, discussing the houses, architecture and history over time. For instance, you will learn about the Parsonage Inn, which was used by the ministers of the Congregational (now called Federated) Church, and then became a private home – and is currently a beautiful Bed and Breakfast. You can learn the distinction between a full Cape, half Cape and three quarter Cape. Many sea captains' home lie along the walk, including the homes of least three state legislators who served in the late 1800s. 

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Scan the QR code with your phone camera. That will give you a link to the App in Google Maps.

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