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The Lucy House settling into it's "new" home at the Philip Foster Farm.

The Lucy House settling into it’s “new” home at the 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.

Storm Closures

Saturday, October 15th, we will be closing early, so as not to endanger guests, staff, or volunteers. Whether you are cozying up to a toasty fire or helping a neighbor,  this day will be historic enough without us! Please do come visit when the storm is over. In general, if the Estacada School District is […]

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 […]