Memorial Association



713 Center Street Oregon City, OR  97045 USA


The mission of the McLoughlin Memorial Association is to assist in the promotion of Dr. John McLoughlin and his associates through education, interpretation, preservation, respect, and appreciation of our heritage.

News and Events

      The McLoughlin House will be closed to the public starting December 2019 for much-needed repairs and rehabilitation. The McLoughlin House will receive:

          - A new foundation, gutters, mechanical system, stair rail and ADA remp.

          - New historically-accurate wallpaper, carpets and curtains.

      For progress updates, visit the blog at the Fort Vancouver website which will post progress updates and even feature articles written by the MMA.


 Due to safety concerns regarding COVID-19, the historic Barclay House is temporarily closed, effective March 17, 2020. The seasonal opening of the Holmes House has also been delayed.



 The McLoughlin Memorial Association has been approved to resume Victorian Craft Demonstrations for Summer 2021. In accordance with the State of Oregon COVID restrictions, everyone over age 5 participating in the Victorian Craft Demonstrations must wear a mask and observe social distancing. We will have 5 tables, 2 people to a table(but few people from the same family may sit together at one place or be assigned a whole table as necessary). Advance reservations will be required, by email to There will be 10 positions available for each hour at 12:30 pm and 1:30 pm.



 We will begin accepting reservations for each demo two weeks ahead and will confirm reservations prior to the scheduled Victorian Craft Demonstration. (Reservations for July 10 open on June 26, 2021).



 Please include in your email:


 Name and phone number


 Number of people in your party(if more than 1, all must be from the same family)


 Requested time - either 12:30 or 1:30


 If you have any questions, please contact the MMA by email; the phone is monitored infrequently.



      10: Victorian Craft Demonstration 12:30PM-1:30PM, 1:30PM-2:30PM, Jacob's Ladder



      13-14: Annual Yard Sale - Rescheduled due to the expected hot weather expected this weekend.

      14: Victorian Craft Demonstration Canceled due to the expected hot weather this weekend.

      19: Dine-out fundraiser at Mike's Drive-in Oregon City - ALL DAY - Click here for coupon

      28: Annual Yard Sale - 536 Holmes Lane (Fundraiser) ALL DAY



      11: Victorian Craft Demonstration 12:30PM-1:30PM, 1:30PM-2:30PM, Christmas Crackers


We celebrated Dr. McLoughlin's

235th birthday on October 19, 2019.

Click here for pictures.


McLoughlin House Hours:


Friday and Saturday

 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


     713 Center Street, Oregon City, Oregon


     Virtual tours of the McLoughlin House will be held next door at the Barclay House. Admission is free.


   The gift shop is open all day.


   For additional information or reservations, required only for groups of 10 people or more email




In the Historic Forbes Barclay house,

719 Center, Oregon City

(Next door to the McLoughlin House

Open 10am - 4pm Fridays & Saturdays


Specializing in

*Oregon Trail Diaries/Oregon History/prints of Original Photos

*Victorian Handicrafts (Wonder what people did before cable TV?)

*National Park Passport Stamps

*Replica Toys/Old fashioned Candies and...

*MMA members receive 10% off Gift Store purchases


All proceeds go to support:

The McLoughlin House/Barclay House/Holmes House

The National Park Site & McLoughlin Memorial Association


The McLoughlin Memorial Association © 2014

P.O. Box 3261, Oregon City, OR 97045