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 2017 Garden Party will feature nearly 100 quilts, mostly hand-sewn vintage tops, lovingly quilted by local artisan/teacher Mary Cooper. Her collection is joined by that of local gardener and art-lover, Jan Alderman. Many will remember these two from their days as art specialist and librarian of the Eagle Creek School, but few have seen […]
Authentic history and camp cooking combine for the perfect day to visit the Philip Foster Farm. Come for a taste, or sign up to demonstrate your cooking skills. Guests can sample and learn from cooks. While you’re here, visit our Rose Ramble, featuring rose bushes collected from local homesteads. Admission to the Philip Foster Farm is $5.00 […]
THE LUCY HOUSE DEBUT 2-3pm – Home Tour, Silent Auction & Reception Hour 3pm – The Lucy House Presentation 4pm – Silent Auction Winners Announced Lucy and Josiah Burnett built their home in 1860 adjacent to the property of […]