Escape Back In Time – Explore Jacksonville’s History

Time travel to the 1800s in Jacksonville from May through September.  Two volunteer organizations create a variety of programming to explore the history of our town from a variety of perspectives.  Friends of the Jacksonville Cemetery offers scheduled tours on the 2nd Saturdays in the morning and evening guided walks on the 2nd Tuesdays.  Historic Jacksonville, Inc. offers several different types of tours of the 1873 Beekman House throughout the year, plus tours of the 1863 Beekman Bank, Jacksonville Haunted History Walking Tours, and “Walk through Time” tours.  Visit www.historicjacksonville.org for details.

Narrated Trolley Tours – 45 minute overview of Jacksonville’s history
– 10:30 am – 2:30 pm (departing at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 & 2:30)
– Fridays – Mondays in May & October
(No trolley tours for the rest of October 2019 due to mechanical issues)

– Daily June – September

To confirm if the trolley is running as scheduled go to:  http://jacksonvilleoregon.com/calendar/
Cost is $6 for adults, $3 for children 12 and under.  Meet the trolley at the Visitor Information Center – corner of Oregon & C Streets.

There are also self-guided tours at any time of the year.  You can pick up a map or an audio device at the Visitor Information Center.

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