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Leigh Rush Olson, your Tour Guide and Founder of Historic Workouts®

Leigh Rush Olson, your Tour Guide and Founder of Historic Workouts®

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Old Port Historic Tours

Explore the Old Port's rich history from 1632 in this 2 1/2-hour exciting walking tour with over 50 historic stops! Your guide has a BA in History and is a Portland History Docent. You're in great hands!

Old Port Historic Tours is pleased to offer you two different tour experiences in beautiful Portland, Maine - Old Port Historic Walking Tours (casual walking tour with over 50 historic stops) and Historic Workouts® (total body workout meets history tour). Both tours discuss the Old Port's rich history from 1632 including historical landmarks, architecture, and monuments. We will also discuss famous/legendary people of the area, prohibition and how it all started in the Old Port, some of the hottest restaurants and craft beer bars, the best places for craft beer tastings, waterfront history, the Old Port’s biggest fires, Underground Railroad, shopping, real estate history, and much more! Kids 12 and under are free!

Private tours and special group rates are available all year round, any day of the week. Call 646-845-9714 or [email protected] for more information.

Leigh Rush Olson holds a BA in History from CUNY Brooklyn College and is a certified Portland History Docent with the Maine Historical Society, in collaboration with Portland Landmarks, as well as a certified professional Fitness Instructor with the Athletics Fitness Association of America (AFAA). Moreover, Leigh is a Daughter of the American Revolution where she served two appointed terms volunteering as Maine State American History Chairwoman, and also volunteers with Portland Downtown as a "Green Gull" helping to pick up trash in downtown Portland so it won't end up in beautiful Casco Bay. Leigh is a Portland native (born and raised), a resident of Kennebunk, Maine, and will be competing with her current title of Mrs. Kennebunk in the 2024 Mrs. Maine America Pageant. 🇺🇸 🇺🇸🇺🇸

Vist for all the information of both tour experiences.

  • Address Monument Square in downtown Portland, Maine
    Portland, Maine 04101
  • Phone 646-845-9714
  • Website
  • Payments Accepted accepts all major credit cards. Paypal for private tours.
  • Hours Old Port Historic Walking Tours are April through December, but private tours are available year-round, any day of the week! Old Port Historic Workouts® are May through October. Saturday tickets for both events are available at and private tours are booked though the tour guide directly at, emailing leigho[email protected], or calling 646-845-9714.

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