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Beekman Bank “Behind the Counter” Tours

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

BeekmanBank “Behind the Counter” Tours   Between 11am and 3pm on every weekend from May28th through September 4th, a costumed docent invites you to step “Behind theCounter” of the 1863 Beekman Bank.  Begunin 1856 as a gold dust office, it’s the oldest financial institution betweenSan Francisco and Portland.  Preserved asa museum since 1915, it saw over $40 million in gold cross its counter duringJacksonville’s heyday in the late 1800s—worth over $1 billion today!  It’s suggested you allow 30 minutes to hearthe stories of 19th Century banking practices, gold shipping, andhandshake deals.  Tours are free—but donationsare strongly encouraged!  Information at https://www.historicjacksonville.org/behind-the-counter-tours/

HistoricJacksonville, Inc. is a volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.  All net proceeds go towards preserving andmaintaining Jacksonville, Oregon’s historic buildings.

Details

Date:
August 20
Time:
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Venue

Beekman Bank, California Street, Jacksonville, Oregon