935 NW Garfield Avenue
Corvallis, OR 97330
Phone: (541) 758-9125
Fax: (541) 758-0544
This building was constructed in 1925 and was designed by architects Houghtaling & Dougan. This hotel added to the National Register of Historic Places, has entertained many celebrated personalities including athletes and prominent politicians.
The Benton County State Bank Building was constructed in 1907 and since then served the community as a bank. Over the period, it was renamed several times and is also known as First National Bank of Oregon, First Corvallis Bank and Benton County National Bank. Through the time, additions and renovations were made to the building and is currently privately owned. Also, it was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979.
Previously a school building, the Children's Farm Home School was built in 1925 as a house for orphaned children and a school was also run on the premises, along with other facilities such as a dairy, cannery and farms. Funds were collected by selling off this produce. The Georgian Revival structure stayed abandoned for several years after being shut down in the 1980s. Now home to Trillium Family Services, the center features a family center, conference facilities, a restaurant as well as a museum.
One of only two forests in the continental United States to border the Pacific Ocean, Siuslaw offers visitors the rare chance to witness the power of the sea and the tranquility of the mountains in the same context. Due to the nearness of the ocean, the weather in this 630,395-acre forest can change rapidly. Hiking, camping and other activities are available in the three wilderness areas within its borders: Rock Creek, Cummins Creek and Drift Creek. A Forest Service parking pass may be required.
The Soap Creek Schoolhouse is a perfect example of the one room schools that were prevalent in the bygone centuries. Dating back to 1935, this historical edifice was included in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
Bryant Park has three ball diamonds which are very well maintained. The park is frequented by young kids for their friendly baseball and softball matches. The park is also used for tournaments.
A single visit to the Historic Carousel and Museum is sure to leave you enchanted forever. This is one of the must-visit attractions of the city, especially if you are here with children.
Ensconced amidst the scenic environs of the Willamette Valley, Springhill Cellars is a huge wine estate that produces premium quality Pinot Noir and Pinot Gris. Graced with a suitable climate for wine production, the improved cultivation techniques used by the owners give the wines produced here an exquisite taste. Wine tasting sessions, wine festivals and local events are a regular feature at the Springhill Cellars. Check website to know more.
The Pix Theatre has entertained generations after generations of enthusiastic, cinema fans. This theater is not just an entertainment venue but also a historic landmark of the city.
The history of this country house can be traced back to 1891 when it was built. The Fairmount Grange is one of the oldest grange in the town and has been rebuilt in 1930 after it was destroyed in a fire. You can host special events at this beautiful country house which features a well maintained stage and dance floor upstairs and kitchen for buffet downstairs. Check their website for more information and bookings.
The city of Albany has an impressive and enchanting history which is at par with its architectural and cultural lineage. At the Albany Visitors Association, travelers can get an account of all that this city has on offer.
The Hackleman Historic District is a quaint little area comprising of 228 historic buildings. Named after Abner Hackleman, the fisrt settler of the area, this district has roots which date back to 1845. It has a huge variety of architectural styles, while the most prominent being the Gothic Revival, Queen Anne and Rural Vernacular.