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The Gordon House

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Address: 869 West Main, Silverton, OR 97381
Phone Number: 503 874 6006
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12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Wonderful home to visit and the architecture is out of the world. Materials used in making the home add a warmth

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Karen W
Vancouver, Washington
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Vancouver, Washington
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12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Wonderful home to visit and the architecture is out of the world. Materials used in making the home add a warmth

Thank Karen W
Hood River, Oregon
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18 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was really surprised to realize this house was at the Oregon Gardens Resort. I am a big fan of Frank Lloyd Wright's architecture, so this was not to be missed. I got really lucky and was the only person that showed up for the tour (you have to make a reservation for the tours; they do not have drop-ins).... More 

Thank Saenglo
Queens, NY
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

The tour guide (and no self-tours are allowed) was very knowledgeable and enthusiastic. My partner, who is not as much a Frank Lloyd Wright fan as I am, also enjoyed the tour very much.

Thank NYCoupleQueens
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17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2015

The house is smaller than expected, but it is definitely worth a brief stop to see the view and the architecture. We were shut out of seeing the inside. Tours seemed to be $15 which seemed very steep for what there is to see. It would have been nice if our tour paid for Oregon Garden included this as well.

Thank namtolw
Springfield, Oregon
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

THe house was fantanic to see in person....I wish the ground were kept a little nicer. The house is something that you can't imagine was a part of the past, as it has to many modern ideas.

Thank ckbkmn
Bend, Oregon
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140 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

We loved walking around the grounds of this Wright house and reading about its history. We didn't, however, get one of the $15 tours of the inside since those are by appointment (or random luck). So plan ahead if you want to see the inside.

Thank StaceyLeeDee
Sechelt, Canada
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30 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2015

Here is an opportunity to get acquainted with the architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright with this home designed for a farmer and his cultured, artistic wife, originally built near the Wilamette River. Ahead of his time, and a genius, Wright's work is timeless. Our docent was well- informed, humorous and as unpretentious as the surroundings.

Thank Patricia C
Southern Indiana
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89 reviews
45 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2015

I was in Portland for work and love to visit Frank Lloyd Wright houses. I have a book that shows houses open for tours that I consult before a work trip. This house was well worth the drive. The house is unique as it was saved from demolition and moved to its current location. The docent that did my tour... More 

Thank Maysen
seattle, wa
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57 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

So what is interesting about this place is that its not a big fancy house but an excellent example of a modern family house on a working farm. It was build on another site and moved to preserve it after the original site was sold and the new owners wanted it gone, either moved or torn down. Saved and moved... More 

Thank fredSeattle_Wa
Eugene, Oregon
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275 reviews
95 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 104 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2015

we went to the Oregon Garden to see the beautiful plants and ending up enjoying this place just as much as the paradise surrounding it. Don't miss it

Thank Charles H

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