Stroll down the street where some of the city’s biggest names have resided at the Historic Homes of Broadway walking tour. Aug. 27 6 p.m. & Sept. 29, 10 a.m. 207-942-1900.
Get a behind-the-scenes look at 19th-century gastronomy at Mollie Tucker’s Kitchen: A Culinary Tour at Castle Tucker. Aug. 29, 9:30–11 a.m. 207-882-7169.
Take a self-guided tour of the walled garden and terrace belonging to former Rockefeller home, the Eyrie, at the Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Garden. Tues. & Thurs. through Sept. 6, 10 a.m.–Noon or 1–3 p.m.
View the gracious Federal, Greek Revival, and Italianate residences of the Spring Street Historic District at the Homes of Portland’s Golden Age Tours. Tues. & Fri. through Sept. 14, 10 a.m. 207- 774-5561.
The #Gothic House, built #1845, sitting pretty in the #westend. Did you know this was originally located exactly where the Holiday Inn stands today? It was relocated by Greater Portland Landmarks in the early 70s to protect it from urban renewal and the redevelopment of Spring Street. #portlandmaine #gothicarchitecture #historicpreservation #tbt #savingplaces
Take in the home, library, and gardens of famed landscape architect Beatrix Farrand at Garland Farm. Thurs. through Sept. 27, 1–5 p.m. 207-288-0237.
Brave Longfellow’s Haunted House — a guided tour based on the author’s poem Haunted Houses. Family tours: Oct. 26–27, 5 p.m. Adult tours: Oct. 24–27, 6 p.m. 207-774-1822.