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Address: 115 S River St, Newberg, OR 97132-3153
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+1 503-538-6629

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Interesting look at history

It was very interesting to see the restored pioneer Quaker home built in 1881. The inside of the house gave a good indication on how life was.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 29 June 2016
Steven H
Blaine, Minnesota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

It was very interesting to see the restored pioneer Quaker home built in 1881. The inside of the house gave a good indication on how life was.

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Newberg, OR
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2015

While this is a modest house, the history is fascinating. Those of us who associate President Hoover only with the depression will learn a lot. He was a true exemplar of the American Dream. Definitely worth a stop while in Newberg.

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2015

Visiting Hoover's childhood home gave us a glimpse into his personal life and history. The tour was informative and fun, including

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2014

It's tiny, but illuminating about the early life of Herbert Hoover. I find these places fascinating; and it doesn't seem to get a lot of traffic so you can relax and take your time.

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Portland, Oregon
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2012

Herbert Hoover's reputation was ruined by the Great Depression. But you'll be impressed by his many accomplishments, especially when you visit this simple Quaker home where he lived with his uncle, Dr. Minthorn. After being orphaned in Iowa, young Herbert Hoover was sent from relative to relative until his uncle invited him to Oregon. The 11-year-old rode alone for the... More 

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