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Walking Tour: “Gay” Old Times: Stories of Portsmouth’s LGBTQ+ Community

Discover Portsmouth
10 Middle St.
Portsmouth, NH 03801
United States

The hidden history of LGBT clubs, organizations, and people who impacted the Seacoast of NH. Tour guide Tom Kaufhold will take you through Portsmouth for this engaging 75-minute tour. You will pass by many beautiful historic sites and learn some important facts about Portsmouth LGBTQ+ people, places and events, including:

How UNH and the NH Supreme Court impacted Portsmouth’s LGBTQ+ community

Who is credited with starting the modern day walking tours

Where the first gay and women’s bars were in Portsmouth

The restaurant credited with starting Portsmouth’s restaurant renaissance

The church that supported two LGBTQ+ organizations for decades.