Molalla Log House
<p>Photo Hopkins Demonstration Forest Summer 2021 This could be the oldest house in Oregon history, perhaps even predating the start of Lewis and Clark’s 1804 expedition. Soon the public will have a chance to discover and explore it at Hopkins Demonstration Forest, where it is being reassembled with a combination of the original and restored […]</p>
<p>Photo taken Hopkins Demonstration Forest Summer 2020 History writer, Fred Leeson (buildingonhistory.blogspot.com) wrote this about the Molalla Log House in September 2020. Hopkins is the perfect location for this rare historic log building, where it will be a part of the overall educational programming for students and visitors. Here it will be interpreted for its […]</p>
<p>Photo taken 2007 in Molalla We are excited to announce that the reconstruction of the Molalla Log House at Hopkins Demonstration Forest which will be completed in 2022, with grant funds primarily from the Kinsman Foundation. Other major contributors are the Clackamas County Cultural Coalition and the National Trust for Historic Preservation. After the log […]</p>
Even in a tumultuous year of Covid-19 and wildfires, we continue to work restoring part of Oregon’s history—most recently completing the second story loft and shingle roof.