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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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Run by volunteers the house is only open two days a week but it's a trip worth taking. Interesting history about early Oregon and John McLaughlin himself.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 5, 2015
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West Linn, Oregon
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Oregon Coast
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931 reviews 931 reviews
371 attraction reviews
2,292 helpful votes 2,292 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

This whole historic district is a pleasant area, but we missed the McLoughlin House being open as we didn't think to check ahead for opening hours. The grounds are open and free so we walked around and checked out the two-person cemetery. The lettering is so faded we couldn't read it. Would be nice if there were a sign. We... More 

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West Linn, Oregon
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

Run by volunteers the house is only open two days a week but it's a trip worth taking. Interesting history about early Oregon and John McLaughlin himself.

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Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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280 reviews 280 reviews
125 attraction reviews
100 helpful votes 100 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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54 reviews 54 reviews
30 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 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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92 reviews 92 reviews
21 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 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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101 reviews 101 reviews
22 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 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
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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
23 helpful votes 23 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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Address: Address: 713 Center Street, Oregon City, OR 97045
Phone Number: 503 656 5146
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Clackamas County  >  Oregon City

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