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Interesting historical buildings

We walked down Main Street toward the river and the Centennial covered bridge. It is a fairly busy... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
Phil G
Gresham, Oregon
first time visit

A friend and I enjoyed a walk up and down Main St. in the evening and returned the next day for a... read more

Reviewed 31 July 2018
Vancouver, Canada
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“main street”(9 reviews)
“animal house”(6 reviews)
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First Visiting we have now moved to Cottage Grove experiencing a fun small town. Purchasing a 1920 bungalow in a historic neighborhood, it is two blocks to Centennial Covered Bridge spanning the South fork of the Willamette River (for a very reasonable price to boot...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Debbie B
Reviewed 22 October 2018

We walked down Main Street toward the river and the Centennial covered bridge. It is a fairly busy street but the buildings look like they are from a previous era. It is comparable to Oakland and Jacksonville, my two favorite Oregon historical towns that I...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Phil G
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Spent three days here for the love of covered.brifges. Ask for the map to maximize your time and distance. This historic town offers more than at first glance. A movie location for Buster Keaton film The General, Animal House and.others. Many historic homes and the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank martyC5001NS
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Whatever your doing...Make sure it includes a Visit to Cottage Grove's Historic Downtown...From Antique hunting to Small town sampling of their Restaurants it's the place to see...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank guns4fun
Reviewed 31 July 2018

A friend and I enjoyed a walk up and down Main St. in the evening and returned the next day for a brief time to gift shop when stores were open. I found a nice gift at the antique store.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 26 July 2018

The historic district is pretty much a drivethrough experience. We found no noteworthy spots here and the 'local flavor' tended to congest themselves all over the sidewalk.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank ohjames
Reviewed 11 June 2018

Typical small town from the early 1940's - 1960's. Historical buildings interlaced with some coffee shops. The Homestead furniture store is on main, site of the shooting of Animal House.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank ilwaco61
Reviewed 6 June 2018

Cute old town area with little shops and cafe's. the cover bridge is also very nice and good for walking around

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ramosjeff1
Reviewed 3 June 2018

Cottage Grove is a quaint little town with lots of character. We really enjoyed talking to some of the merchants and learning about this beautiful community. We explored all the cover bridges and walked the main street in old town. Very friendly town and a...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Cyndi0413
Reviewed 3 May 2018

I liked seeing the covered bridges in town. Went to the Antique shop which was fun. Nothing exciting but still good to see.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank daphne b
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