Cape Blanco Heritage Society (CBHS) Summer is here celebrate the 4th of July with us! The 14th Annual Jerry Can races begin at 3pm on Saturday the 4th. Winners receive coupons for Jerry’s Rogue River Jet Boats! Please visit all three locations this holiday weekend.
Please take a moment and renew your membership or join CBHS today. A membership or individual donation plays a very important role in funding the Society’s interpretive and educational activities at all three sites. This membership links you to a special group of people who are dedicated to preserving and sharing the rich, historic legacy found in North Curry County, Oregon. As a member your benefits include the quarterly CBHS newsletter, a 10% discount at all 3 gift shops filled with history-related items plus knowing that your tax deductible donation is making a positive difference in the lives of so many people.
As the April 1st opening day approaches CBHS will keep you up to date with what’s new for 2015
The 3 sites are Hughes House and Ranch; Cape Blanco Light Station; and Port Orford Lifeboat Station Museum.
Each site is on the National Register of Historic Places, and is located in beautiful settings with ocean views and hiking trails.
Cape Blanco Light Station (1870) holds five Oregon records, including most westerly and oldest continuously operating lighthouse on the Oregon coast.
Hughes House (1898) is an elegant restored Victorian farmhouse designed by Pehr Johan Lindberg for prosperous dairyman Patrick Hughes.
Port Orford Lifeboat Station (1934) was home to U.S. Coast Guard surfmen who for 35 years bravely rescued mariners in distress.
The site is on the National Register of Historic Places. It is open from 10:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Wednesday through Monday. April – October. Admission is free, but donations are appreciated.
November 1 – April 1, we are closed but the State Park Grounds remain open all year.Read More