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Hughes Historic House

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Address: 91816 Cape Blanco Road, Port Orford, OR 97465
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Historic Oregon

A beautiful view of the ocean, the Hughes had a beautiful ranch. during tourist season you can get a tour.

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Portland, Oregon
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Portland, Oregon
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6 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A beautiful view of the ocean, the Hughes had a beautiful ranch. during tourist season you can get a tour.

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Citrus Heights, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This home was built in 1898, and restored fairly recently. It is an interesting look back at our history.

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Thank GLADSENIOR
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed November 9, 2016 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour and the volunteers were very knowledgeable and pleasant. It was very fun learning about our local culture and people.

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1 Thank Sharon G
Battle Ground, Washington
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed October 8, 2016

The house itself is interesting, and should definitely be included in a visit to Cape Blanco lighthouse. The insight and information provided by the knowledgable local volunteers was especially appreciated.

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1 Thank Ann M
Hood River, Oregon, USA
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51 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 27, 2016

A visit to the Hughes House gave us some insight into life in the area in the late 1800s. A tour guide gave us helpful information into the family that built the house and lived there. Admission was free with donations accepted.

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1 Thank JOregon_11
British Columbia
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50 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed September 25, 2016

Very nice volunteers give tours and tell you the history. Beautifully restored and a good insight into what it was like in the pioneer era.

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1 Thank gypsycontessa
Rialto, California
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104 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Tours are available or you can wander through on your own. You will enjoy the antique furniture and get a feeling for ranching in the late 1800's.

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1 Thank Diane C
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

The house is very interesting and there's some great things to see and learn there. Let me say though....the old lady there running the tour was rude, defensive, cold, and combative!!!! At a free tour in a state park ran by volunteers you might imagine some good spirited folk who love the history, which was the case with the dark... More 

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Portland, Oregon
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56 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 2, 2016

We expected something more rustic than this mansion - Patrick Hughes must have been a great businessman. The house has been well restored and filled with period furnishing. There is some original equipment such as a 4,000 lb. stove! The docents are very knowledgable about the history of the family and the area, populated by many Irish at the time.... More 

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Salem, Oregon
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32 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed August 22, 2016

Nice history lesson, for a house built in 1886, it had a lot of interesting features that was ahead of the times. They had a short skit telling about the family that settled and lived there. Was well worth the time!

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