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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.

2016 Cider Squeeze

Always on the last Saturday of September, our annual Cider Squeeze is loads of fun for the whole family. Bring your own apples, or squeeze ours for the freshest cider anywhere! The event begins at 10:00 a.m. and wraps up at 4:00. To reduce waiting times for everyone, we limit squeezing to 2 gallons per […]

Closed August 18-20th, 2016 due to extreme temperatures

Wouldn’t it be nice if pioneer houses and barns were air conditioned? Yes, yes, it would. But they aren’t, so for the safety of our guests and staff, we will be closed Thursday, Friday, and Saturday. We had a wonderful event planned for Saturday, and many people planning to come share local history, genealogy, and […]

August 2016 is action-packed

Even the buildings are moving at the Foster Farm this month! Come join us for active history throughout the month. August 2nd and 9th will be one-day living history camps for ages 7-12. Kids can come 9-3:00 to engage in pioneer crafts, games and activities. Cost is $30.00 per day. Please preregister. (2016CampRegB) August 20th will […]