The Lucy House settling into it’s “new” home at the Philip Foster Farm. Click here for information on the ongoing restoration project
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.
Our annual Cider Squeeze is moving to the third Saturday of September this year. Great fun for the whole family! Got an apple tree and don’t know what kind? Bring in a sample and the apple experts from the Home Orchard Society will help you identify it! Bring your own apples, or squeeze ours for […]
Combine local historians, researchers, and ice cream sundaes with eager learners on a beautiful historic site, and you get the Family History Day at the Philip Foster Farm on the Oregon Trail. Here in beautiful Eagle Creek, Oregon, we bring together the tools to discover your family’s past. Where did they settle? What route did […]
You are most welcome to stop by and look around, but we won’t have the buildings open this week, due to extreme weather conditions. Please stay cool!