Covered Wagon at Philip Foster Farm

Philip Foster, one of Oregon’s earliest pioneers, was a leader in the establishment of Oregon. His farm and home in Eagle Creek played an important part in the history of the Barlow Road, which followed the south side of Mt. Hood as an alternative to the treacherous Columbia River route.  Foster helped fund, build and operate the Barlow Road at various times between 1848 and 1865, guiding thousands of covered wagons into the Willamette Valley.

Closed, But Not Standing Still!

October 31st was the end of our fall season, but there is still lots of exciting activity to report: 1) New Programming Director Jennifer Goldman is on board, and working to connect the Farm with county, state, and local resources and organizations. 2) Plans are progressing for the move of the Lucy House  across Highway […]

Annual Meeting July 13, 2015

Our annual meeting will be held July 13th, 2015, at the Estacada Public Library. Arrive early to view our exhibit in the library, including photos and artifacts of Estacada’s founding families. Meeting begins at 7:00 in the Flora Room. We’ll be sharing exciting news about changes in our facilities, and looking for your feedback.

Members Visit More Sites FREE in 2015

For the 2015 year, members of the Jacknife-Zion-Horseheaven Historical Society receive free admission and/or store discounts at the following historic sites in Clackamas County:  End of the Oregon Trail Interpretive Center, Museum of the Oregon Territory, Mount Hood Museum, Barclay House Gift Shop (at the McLoughlin House in Oregon City), and the Holmes House (aka Rose Farm).  Simply show your JZH […]