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

Historic home of early settlers. Enjoyed seeing what their life was like. Friendly staff. Followed trail out through fields to the beach and met a lot of sheep on the way.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2015
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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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Manahawkin, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Historic home of early settlers. Enjoyed seeing what their life was like. Friendly staff. Followed trail out through fields to the beach and met a lot of sheep on the way.

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Restored to pristine condition is this Victorian home and museum. Very interesting from a historical perspective, and equally as beautiful for the setting on a river plain with ocean views.

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Albany, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

Volunteers gave a great tour. Lovely old house with its old features well kept. Wonderful old house well worth the visit.

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Rockledge, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Likely one of our favorites on the coast. This is a free attraction, and would have been worth it at $10 each. The volunteers provide a great tour and history of the family that settled the land, built the house and milked over 100 dairy cows by hand during the 1800's.

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Henderson, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

The Hughes Historic House is a very short distance from the Cape Blanco Lighthouse and worth a stop. You get a real sense of the history of the area as this family was a successful dairy farming enterprise. They had 100 cows which had to be milked by hand by the many children and farmhands. The cream was also churned... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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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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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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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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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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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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Address: Address: 91816 Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR 97465
Phone Number: (541) 332-0248
Location: United States  >  Oregon (OR)  >  Oregon Coast  >  Port Orford

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