landmarks List of Famous Oregon City Buildings & Structures

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List of the famous landmarks that make up the Oregon City skyline, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Oregon City architectural landmarks as well as other major buildings, dwellings, and other structures in Oregon City are included on this list. Information about these Oregon City buildings is included on this list, such as when the building first opened and what architectural style it falls under. List includes both new buildings in Oregon City and older historic landmarks.

List ranges from Dr. Forbes Barclay House to Francis Ermatinger House, plus much more.

This list answers the question, "What are the most famous buildings in Oregon City?"

This is a good reference for research into the historical architecture in Oregon City. Famous architectural houses within the city of Oregon City are included as well, sometimes by address, other times listed by the name of the original home owner.
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Dr. Forbes Barclay House


City/Town: Oregon City, Oregon, USA

Style: Classical Revival

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Francis Ermatinger House


The Francis Ermatinger House is located in Oregon City, Oregon, United States. Built by Francis Ermatinger in 1845, it is the oldest house in Clackamas County. It was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977, and has been operated as a museum. Built in the Greek Revival style, the house was originally located near the Willamette River, in the downtown area near Willamette Falls. Francis Ermatinger, an employee of the Hudson's Bay Company, remained in Oregon City after the company abandoned its operations there in 1845. The house has been moved twice in its history, first in 1910 to the corner of 11th and Center streets, and again in 1986 to its current location at the ...more

City/Town: Oregon City, Oregon, USA

Style: Federal architecture

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McLoughlin House National Historic Site


City/Town: Oregon City, Oregon, USA

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Morton Matthew McCarver House


The Morton Matthew McCarver House, also known as Locust Farm, was built in 1850 in Oregon City, Oregon for Morton M. McCarver. The house was prefabricated in Boston with Maine lumber and shipped to Oregon via Cape Horn. At the time of its erection in the 1850s it was therefore an unusually refined residence for frontier-era Oregon. The two story wood frame house was originally about 40 feet deep. Subsequent additions have more than doubled its size. McCarver arrived in Oregon in 1843, but moved to California, profiting from the California gold rush. He returned to Oregon in 1850 on his packet Ocean Bird with the building materials. In 1859 McCarver moved to Portland, selling to the Warner ...more

City/Town: Oregon City, Oregon, USA