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.
It isn’t easy to maintain a historic site, with the costs of utilities, maintenance, and staff, but our members keep us going, and make historic learning fun and affordable for thousands of visitors (mostly children) who visit us each year. Will you pitch in to help the Philip Foster Farm? Support local preservation, excellent camp […]
Volunteers are the heart of the Philip Foster Farm, and Chris Bento has been volunteering for a long time. She has helped summer campers with sewing projects on her own machine. She has made hundreds (no, thousands) of cookies for tours. She has helped with events and tours for years, and made many of our […]
Do you know a business or individual who would like to sponsor an event, a tour element, or free admission at the Philip Foster Farm? Our volunteers make memorable experiences, and you can be part of those memories. More info at http://www.philipfosterfarm.com/pffwp/sponsorships/