The Stevens-Crawford Heritage House

located at 603 6th Street

Harley Crawford Stevens and Mary Elizabeth Crawford were married in 1871 in Yamhill County, each one a direct descendant of early territory pioneers. After moving to various Oregon City homes, in 1908 they had a house built designed to their specifications.

The great majority of the Stevens-Crawford Heritage House has been restored to its original condition and filled with items from 1908 to 1920. Come receive a complimentary tour and see how people in our area lived 100 years ago! 

 

Address

 603 6th St, Oregon City, OR

Hours

Friday – Saturday, 12:00pm - 4:00pm

Tours run every hour starting at noon.

Groups with over 5 members should schedule tours ahead of time.

Admission

Adults: $5

Ages 5-17: $3

Under 5: Free

FREE for current and retired members of the military

Admission tickets purchased at MOOT are good for the Stevens-Crawford Heritage House for two weeks.

 

Some of the house's interesting artifacts include: 

Talking machines, different from Victrolas, were popular. Our elegant piece continues to play music.

Talking machines, different from Victrolas, were popular. Our elegant piece continues to play music.

Predating the house, this circa 1876-1883 toddler highchair actually folds down to be used as a stroller.

Predating the house, this circa 1876-1883 toddler highchair actually folds down to be used as a stroller.

This wood lift (not a dumbwaiter) enabled for firewood stored in the basement to effortlessly be moved from floor to floor.

This wood lift (not a dumbwaiter) enabled for firewood stored in the basement to effortlessly be moved from floor to floor.

This ornately carved dresser stands solidly in the parlor. 

This ornately carved dresser stands solidly in the parlor. 

Not all magic lanterns were large and cumbersome. Ours is an interesting example of a petite version.

Not all magic lanterns were large and cumbersome. Ours is an interesting example of a petite version.

Mary Elizabeth's ingenious design for a built-in recipe holder kept all her menu-planning cards organized and at her fingertips.

Mary Elizabeth's ingenious design for a built-in recipe holder kept all her menu-planning cards organized and at her fingertips.

An original Wheeler and Wilson-brand sewing machine. This unique machine predates Singers design. 

An original Wheeler and Wilson-brand sewing machine. This unique machine predates Singers design. 

The design of mustache cups prevented stylish, waxed mustaches from being damp or steamed. Yes, you read that correctly. 

The design of mustache cups prevented stylish, waxed mustaches from being damp or steamed. Yes, you read that correctly. 

Equal parts durable and delicate, these dolls were the stalwart companions of many young girls during the time period .

Equal parts durable and delicate, these dolls were the stalwart companions of many young girls during the time period .

The beautiful violin belonged to Harley Jr.,the son of Mary Elizabeth and Harley Stevens. The piano is a gorgeous George Steck.

The beautiful violin belonged to Harley Jr.,the son of Mary Elizabeth and Harley Stevens. The piano is a gorgeous George Steck.

During the conversion from gas to electricity, gasoliers utilizing either were common in house design.

During the conversion from gas to electricity, gasoliers utilizing either were common in house design.

This lithographed cardboard dollhouse traveled easily across the Oregon Trail due to its ability to fold and collapse. 

This lithographed cardboard dollhouse traveled easily across the Oregon Trail due to its ability to fold and collapse.