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Beekman House Living History Tours, Time Travel to 1932 Depression-Era Jacksonville
May 13 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
Beekman House Living History Tours, Time Travel to 1932 Depression-Era Jacksonville.
Saturday, February 11, Tours at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm & 2pm:
Also, March 11, April 8 & May 13.
Reservations Required: www.historicjacksonville.org/1932-living-history
Saturday,May 13 – “1932 Living History” Tours. Step into Depression Era Jacksonville when youTime Travel to Historic Jacksonville, Inc.’s “Beekman House 1932 LivingHistory”! One-fourth of Americans areunemployed. Jacksonville residents are digging up the streets looking for leftover gold. Franklin Roosevelt ispromising a “New Deal.” And Ben andCarrie Beekman, the children of Jacksonville’s wealthiest and most prominentpioneer family, are closing up their 1870s family home, going through closetsand cupboards, and commenting on 1932 current affairs and life in the late1800s. The Beekmans will be “receivingguests” at 10:30am, 11:30am, 1pm, and 2pm at their family home at 470 E.California Street in Jacksonville, OR. During a 1-hour “social call,” visitors will be interacting with Carrie,Ben, family members, and friends. Tour admission is $10, and guestscan plan their visit at https://historicjacksonville.org/1932-living-history/.