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Address: 29912 SE Highway 211, Eagle Creek, OR 97022
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+1 503-637-6324
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11:00 - 16:00
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Tue - Sat 11:00 - 16:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Philip Foster's Farm was a welcome sight to travelers on the Barlow Road,...

Philip Foster's Farm was a welcome sight to travelers on the Barlow Road, finally reaching civilization after 6 months on the Oregon Trail. Today it connects visitors to that era and the many families whose lives were changed by emigration to Oregon, through original and reproduction buildings and hands-on activities for all ages.

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Get your little house on the prairie fix here!

Very sweet living history site on the Oregon Trail. With a general store, historic roses, giant Lincoln logs to build your own log cabin, 150+ year old barn, wagons and pioneer... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 April 2016
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Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Very sweet living history site on the Oregon Trail. With a general store, historic roses, giant Lincoln logs to build your own log cabin, 150+ year old barn, wagons and pioneer house - there is something here for everyone. Bring a picnic lunch and watch the kids play pioneer. Great fun.

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Redmond, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 April 2016

Love the history behind the place. The house is so lovely to go into. The outside buildings are too.

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Avon, Montana
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49 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 March 2016

We have been to the farm for a few different activities. We went last fall for the cider making festival. And we just went a few weeks ago when the farm was open on the weekend. A local favorite with a lot of history. Be sure you go in the gist shop, they have a lot of old-time books, implements,... More 

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Estacada, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2015

I have taken my family to the farm when they have visited. It's a great part of Oregon's history they have hands on for the children lots to see . Great staff who dress in period clothing who tell the story of Philip Foster and his family. They have a working blacksmith. They have special events thur out the year... More 

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OREGON
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2015 via mobile

Wonderful preserved house and farm from pioneer days. This was the rest stop for people coming across the Oregon Trail before they journeyed a little father to Oregon City. An original wagon from the Trail, all sorts of kitchen wares, furniture, beds, farm equipment, and much,much more. This is a real step back in time.

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Austin, Texas
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

Marvelous family stop while in northern Oregon. After seeing all the waterfalls and hiking the forests, you might like a stop at the authentic final stopping grounds of pioneers who left the Lewis & Clark trail to farm. Here, you'll see the authentic cabin, the strangely narrow-gauge covered wagon (to get through mountain passes), typical crops now grown in organic... More 

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015

We were pleased they used so many children/youth as docents, who were well schooled in the history of the place. We went on the Dutch Oven Bake Off day, very fun. We learned a lot about the area and came home w/ several keepsakes that we did/made throughout the day.

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Rural Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2015

I have been there several times since I live within 2 miles of it. It has been well restored and kept up and they have events several times a year. Mother's Day brunch, Father's day and of course the cider squeeze in the fall. Lots of history of the Oregon Trail.

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Bountiful, Utah
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149 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2013

This is a great little farm with a nice history. The morning that we went there were several activities including a cider squeeze. The country store had everything from books to hand crafted items from the on-site blacksmiths.

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Estacada, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 July 2012

A nice bit of Oregon train history. Pleasant location in the country but close to Portland.

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