Historic Eugene Homes Open for Tours

EUGENE, Ore. — This weekend you can step back in time in the city’s South University Neighborhood.

Some South University neighbors will open their homes for public tours for people to learn about their homes’ history.

The Historic Preservation League of Oregon will host the Harvest Home Tour, featuring tours inside eight homes, including the 1925 Georgian Revival style Clarence Boyer House, former home of the University of Oregon president (right). There will also be a tour of the Central Lutheran Church and an illustrated lecture on the history of the district and its architecture.

The walking tour happens Saturday, Oct. 13 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tickets cost $20 for general admission and $10 for students. Proceeds will go toward saving historic sites in Oregon. Check-in is at Central Lutheran Church, located at 1857 Potter St. in Eugene.

To order tickets and for more information, click here or call 503 243-1923.

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