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An Afternoon at Philip Foster Farm National Historic Site
Mitchell and I performed a condition assessment at Philip Foster Farm in Eagle Creek, Oregon, the end of July. Philip and Mary Charlotte Foster sailed around Cape Horn and landed in Oregon in 1843. They established a store and farm in … Continue reading
Posted in antiques, house museums, preservation, upholstery Tagged Barlow Road, carriage conservation, carriages, Eagle Creek, Eastlake, Jacknife Zion Horsehaven, Mary Charlotte Foster, McLoughlin, Oregon, Oregon history, Philip Foster Farm, Portland, Portland Oregon, Textile conservation, Victorian furniture, Wagons Leave a comment
Hanley Farm House of the Southern Oregon Historical Society
MPF Conservation is working to discover the original paint colors for the Hanley Farm exterior and for the foyer, and is assisting SOHS with a plan to preserve the stencils in the parlor. It is a wonderful historical farm with original furnishings, wallpaper, carpets, and accouterments — lovely! I walked the rooms one day snapping pics for fun: below are some wonderful objects. Let’s take a walk! Continue reading
Steamship S.S.Beaver Washstand for the McLoughlin House by DKP
©MPF Conservation. May be printed for your own use. May be reposted if our url+copyright is used as reference. MPFC recently completed treatment of a washstand for the Mcloughlin House in Oregon City which came from the first steamship to sail … Continue reading