Tag Archives: Oregon history

Revitalize Main Street Act

Restore Oregon is helping to stop our downtowns from disappearing and becoming unsightly slums, reusing stable buildings in need of some TLC, and to preserve history.  The tax incentive will help those already interested to bring the older building back … Continue reading

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An Afternoon at Philip Foster Farm National Historic Site

by DKP 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 … Continue reading

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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

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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

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