Beekman Bank “Behind the Counter” Tours
August 12 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Saturdays and Sundays, May 27 thru September 3, 11am-3pm – “Behind the Counter” BeekmanBank Tours. Step behind the counterof the oldest financial institution in the Pacific Northwest, preserved as amuseum since 1915. The Beekman Bank,located at 110 W. California Street in Jacksonville, saw over $40 million ingold cross its counters during Jacksonville’s heyday in the late 1800s—theequivalent of over $1 billion today. Interact with costumed docents sharing stories of late 19thCentury banking practices, gold shipping, and handshake deals. Step behind the counter and peer in drawerscontaining old checks, stage schedules, and paperwork. Enter the vault that stored all thosemillions in gold! Admission is FREE butdonations are encouraged with all monies going towards the preservation andmaintenance of this historic legacy! Additionalinformation is available at https://www.historicjacksonville.org/behind-the-counter-tours/.