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.
The Philip Foster Farm hasn’t moved, but our new physical address makes us easier to find at 22725 SE Eagle Creek Road, Eagle Creek, OR 97022. Our mailing address is still PO Box 1040, Estacada, OR 97023. Our phone is still 503-637-6324. Thanks for updating your records! Since our parking lot moved, Google has struggled […]
The Philip Foster Farm closes down for the winter, but we’re still busy! Keep reading for updates on building projects, archives, and school activities. Lucy House – Lucy Foster Burnett’s great-grandson, Tom, continues to renovate her house, recently moved across the street to join our historic site. So many discoveries are being made! Where were the […]
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 […]