Take a walking tour of historic Mattapoisett

Jul 17, 2017

Mattapoisett — Are you curious about what the village of Mattapoisett looked like in the past?Walking Tours of Historic Mattapoisett will be given by Seth Mendell. Learn about historic buildings, the electric rail, the saltworks on Goodspeed Island, the Charles King mansion at the mouth of the river, and “The Dude Special.”

Visualize the building of whale ships in the park and how the British attempted to burn the shipyards during the War of 1812.

The duration of the walk is approximately one and a half hours. Tours are offered on July 29 & August 12 at 2 p.m.

The tours will begin at the headquarters of the Mattapoisett Historical Society, at 5 Church Street.

The tous are free for Mattapoisett Historical Society members and $5 for non-members. Call 508-758-2844 or email info@mattapoisetthistoricalsociety.org with any questions.

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