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Real History and Real Fun at the Philip Foster Farm, where Emigrant wagon trains got their first taste of civilization. 

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Welcome to the Philip Foster Farm on the Oregon Trail, where we turn kids into pioneers and help everyone get their hands on history.   
Grounds are open dawn to dusk daily for respectful use.
Schedule a tour here. We will open for drop-in guests on Saturdays beginning May 7th.

Please join us for a tour or event, or come volunteer!

Thank you for supporting this important piece of Oregon’s History! 

Kids bring life to the Philip Foster Farm with many fun hands-on learning experiences.  Our week long day Camps teach kids pioneer values and skills.  If you are looking for a field trip, Pioneer Life Tours bring school groups for a fun filled day on the farm.  You can even build your own event at the farm for your scout group, club, church, work picnic, or reunion. 

People of all ages love to step back in time as they tour the Philip Foster Farm.  We offer adult oriented tours for any size group.  Please schedule your tours ahead of time using the links below. 

The Philip Foster Farm hosts a hand full of annual events meant to bring you real life experiences in a fun historic atmosphere.  We currently plan to host the following events in 2022:

Eric Kallio Concert May 8, 2-4:00.

Sawmill Grand Opening May 14, 11-4pm

Mary Charlotte’s Garden Party July 16th,  1-4pm

Cider Squeeze September 17th, 10-4pm

Homeschool Days October 7, 14 and 21, 10-2:00.

Haunted Farm October 29th, 6-8:00pm 

Christmas in the Country December 3rd, 11-4:00 pm

Our charming store is a replica of Philip Foster’s original enterprise, stocked with toys, games, candy, household goods, books, textiles, clothing, etc. ranging from the 1800s to the early 1900s. We also stock hand-crafted and authentic items such as candles, knitted and woven goods, woodcraft items, and iron work. Enjoy a visit to the country store during events and tours.