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Philip Foster Farm

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Closed Now: 11:00 - 16:00
Open today: 11:00 - 16:00
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I visited here on their "Cider squeeze" event, to watch rather than partake! The farm was an... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Sheena S
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Grantham, United Kingdom
Lots of interesting history, well preserved

My wife and I visited the grounds of Foster Farm on a weekday afternoon. I think there were 3-4... read more

Reviewed 26 June 2017
WStaso
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Roseville, California
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“log cabin”(2 reviews)
“general store”(3 reviews)
“cider”(3 reviews)
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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...more
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29912 SE Highway 211, Eagle Creek, OR 97022-8778
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

I visited here on their "Cider squeeze" event, to watch rather than partake! The farm was an interesting place dating back to the early settlers. We saw the remains of the original homestead as well as going in to the replacement, nice to see how...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Sheena S
357elaine, Manager at Philip Foster Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

Thanks, Sheena! We're glad you took the time to look around. There are fascinating stories, with more on the way. We'll be opening on Saturdays in May, from 11 to 4:00, and then open Tuesdays through Saturdays starting on June 19th. It should be a...More

Reviewed 24 July 2017

My daughter, friends, and myself had a wonderful time at Philip Foster Farm. Their were young ladies to give us a tour and tell us all about the farm and the Fosters. There were activities and things to do/see that our young children (6 years...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 26 June 2017

My wife and I visited the grounds of Foster Farm on a weekday afternoon. I think there were 3-4 other people on the grounds. As a history buff I was delighted to see that not only has the Foster home been maintained but that the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

My daughters 4th grade class picked this place to go for a field trip. They were asked ahead of time if the location could be navigated by wheelchairs and/or knee scooters and they said that it could be "except for a narrow stairway" inside one...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Robert B
357elaine, Manager at Philip Foster Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 22 April 2018

I'm sorry your daughter didn't get to participate in the tour. We make every effort to get guests anywhere we can, but we can't override teachers who turn down the assistance. We have had knee scooters and wheelchairs all over the farm.

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...More

Date of experience: September 2015
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

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

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank T F
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...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Avon233
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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Sharon W
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...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank schoong324
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...More

Date of experience: July 2015
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