Hood River, Oregon
Culture, History, Natural History, Park
Grand Re-Opening of The History Museum in the fall of 2012. All new galleries and displays. Come explore the unique history of Hood River County, from apples and pears to windsurfing.
Eagle Creek, Oregon
Children's, General, History, Park
Philip Foster was one of Oregon's earliest settlers, arriving with his family by ship via Cape Horn and the Sandwich Islands (Hawaii) in 1843. He played an important part in Oregon's early history, serving as the first Treasurer of the Provisional Government in 1844 and 1845. Foster was also an entrepreneur, partnering with Sam Barlow in constructing the Barlow Road in 1846, operating a store in Oregon City, and founding a flourmill and cattle company with Dr.
Art, Culture, History, Library, Park
The museum is housed in the former Oregon Power Company Transformer Station, Originally constructed in 1911. It is situated in the heart of historic downtown Springfield and is surrounded by large, colorful murals painted by renouwned artists. Because of its important role in Oregon's early utility industry, the building is listed on the national register of historic places.