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Address: 713 Center Street, Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone Number: 503 656 5146
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Description: The luxurious mid 19th century home of entrepreneur and Oregon City...
The luxurious mid 19th century home of entrepreneur and Oregon City founder John McLoughlin.
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Home of the Father of Oregon

Dr. John McLoughlin's home in Oregon City, Oregon, is a fascinating glimpse not only of Oregon history, but of his huge influence on the history of the United States west of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 6, 2014
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Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Dr. John McLoughlin's home in Oregon City, Oregon, is a fascinating glimpse not only of Oregon history, but of his huge influence on the history of the United States west of the Mississippi. As Chief Factor of the Hudson's Bay Company in Vancouver, WA, he rescued and supplied endangered wagon trains before 1846, ones arriving on the Oregon Trail seeking... More 

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Oregon City, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

This is a fun historical tour. The person who gave the tour was very nice, informed, and could answer all our questions. It was just a little bit too short.

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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117 attraction reviews
82 helpful votes 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 via mobile

We took a tour with Richard whose family came to Oregon on the Oregon trail. He has taken the time to research the historical significance of Dr. McLoughlin in the establishment of the Oregon territory and it's becoming part of the US. The home is filled with authentic period pieces and Richard's story bring them to life. The tour is... More 

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Brevard, North Carolina, United States
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46 reviews 46 reviews
25 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

We came to visit in the winter and it was closed just like most things in Oregon. It said it will be closed until February 13th, 2014. Maybe, we can see it some other time as it was one of the spots set to is it on our trip here.

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Marina, California
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16 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

The John McLoughlin House is not to be missed. Located within Oregon City above the Willamette River, the house was built in 1845. Dr. John McLoughlin was chief factor (superintendent) of the British Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) based at Ft. Vancouver on the Columbia River. Oregon City was the first incorporated city west of the Rocky Mountains (founded in 1829... More 

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Oregon City, Oregon
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93 reviews 93 reviews
19 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

The McLoughlin House has been here since Oregon was a Territory. It's a part of Oregon history, and well worth a visit. Our town is the first incorporated town in Oregon.

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Oregon City, Oregon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

has a nice view of the river. and is bye the fall .if you take a walk down the promanade. good out door day!

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Oregon City, Oregon
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2013

This museum is fun! It has never changed since I was a little girl. I highly recommend it and the Barclay house next door.

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Corvallis, Oregon
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528 reviews 528 reviews
65 attraction reviews
126 helpful votes 126 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2013

We got here just in time for a tour. It was a small group, which was nice, so we fit in each of the rooms and could still see. I thought the tour guide did a great job explaining everything and keeping the kids on our tour engaged without distracting from informing the adults. McLoughlin is quite an interesting fellow... More 

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Oregon
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2012

A nice tour of the home of Dr John McLoughlin who was one of the first settlers in Oregon City. There is a free 45 min tour which is very interesting.

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