Secrets & Mysteries of Beekman Bank

Explore the “Secrets & Mysteries of the Beekman Bank” during special evening candlelight tours.  Historic Jacksonville, Inc. opens the oldest financial institution in the Pacific Northwest for this new take on an important part of our local history.

Dates for Tours: Febuary 1&2, March 1&2
Tour Time: 7, 8 & 9 pm

This institution was started by C.C. Beekman as a gold dust office in 1856, originating in the Beekman Express location. He moved to the current location in 1863 at 110 W. California Street in Jacksonville.

Regional Hisorian Ben Truwe – Hosts “Secrets & Mysteries of Beekman Bank” Tours

Beekman saw over $40 million in gold cross his counters during Jacksonville’s heyday — equivalent to almost $1 billion in today’s currency! 

Regional historian Ben Truwe pursues secrets lost with the last Beekman in 45-minute candlelight tours. Tours begin at 7, 8, and 9 p.m. Bring a flashlight to make your own discoveries! 

Admission is $5 per person with proceeds benefiting the preservation and maintenance of this regional landmark. Tours are limited to a maximum of 12 people and reservations are required.  Call Historic Jacksonville, Inc. at 541-245-3650 or e-mail info@historicjacksonville.org.

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