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Address: 91816 Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR 97465
Phone Number: (541) 332-0248
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Lovely little tour

We like to learn a bit about the area we are visiting and this was a sweet little stop. If you go to the light house you might want to know about the family that helped make it... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 15, 2015
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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

We like to learn a bit about the area we are visiting and this was a sweet little stop. If you go to the light house you might want to know about the family that helped make it all happen.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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62 reviews 62 reviews
40 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This home is huge for being built in the 1800;s and beautifully restored. Small but nice gift shop. A must see.

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Truro, Massachusetts
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56 reviews 56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

While visiting Cape Blanco Lighthouse and Park be sure to take a little time to visit this interesting and restored Hughes Family home. It represents and explains an era of coastal living not often seen any more. There are interesting descriptions and knowledgeable people on hand.

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Grant, Michigan
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

I love old historical houses, so since we were passing through the area I wanted to see it. It was free, so we didn't lose anything but time. The staff of volunteers was very friendly, and the house was interesting, but not what I expected. Almost nothing in it was original, although it was furnished nicely. The outside needed some... More 

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Baltimore, Maryland
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21 attraction reviews
88 helpful votes 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

The Hughes House is a great stop along the south coast of Oregon -- imagine having this little spot on the Sixes River as your farm! You can walk down to the beach after touring the house. Aside from lighthouses, there aren't too many historic properties to tour along the south coast, so this is a real gem.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Great tour guide, fantastic house right off the beaten track but well worth a detour. Especially liked the kitchen which must have the very first island workspace.

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CRESWEll, Oregon, USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

this is well worth the stop and a part of that areas history, very interesting and a beautiful setting

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Medford, Oregon
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24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Tour guides were most informative about the history of the inhabitants, who came from Ireland and operated a dairy when butter was more expensive than beef, and shipped as far as San Francisco.

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Larkspur, Colorado
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187 attraction reviews
191 helpful votes 191 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

I enjoyed walking around this historic home after visiting Cape Blanco Lighthouse within the state park. This building takes you back in time when you think about when explorers and pioneers first came to the Oregon Coast. The lace curtains and gingerbread trim gave me the feel of my grandmother's home. I would have taken a tour if it was... More 

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Cheshire, Oregon
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2013

We took the quick tour and it was fun to learn about the family's life there. Very nicely restored with helpful volunteers.

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