Olde Towne Living History Tours
Colonel William Crawford founded Portsmouth, Virginia in 1752. Today, there is a different Colonel Crawford portrayed by Eric Price, who strolls through Olde Towne Portsmouth bringing this city’s rich history to life. Based on Portsmouth’s real-life founder, Price is well versed in all things colonial and, of course, all things Portsmouth.
Since 2002, Colonel Crawford & Company has offered Olde Towne Portsmouth Living History Walking Tours to great acclaim. Scheduled Tours last 75-90 minutes and leave from the lobby of the Renaissance Portsmouth-Norfolk Waterfront Hotel, 425 Water Street, every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 8 pm from May through October. Tours are $10 per guest, paid at the tour. Private Tours are available twelve months a year with advance notice and a minimum of four guests. To book a tour in advance, call 757-391-0155. IT’S NOT JUST A TOUR, IT’S ENTERTAINMENT. For information call the Portsmouth Visitor’s Center at 757-393-5111 or visit www.ColonelCrawford.com.