The Rose Farm Museum in Oregon City is open for tours Saturday afternoons from noon to 4 p.m. beginning June 1.

“The William L. Holmes House is one of the earliest and most significant American homes in Oregon,” said Rolla Harding, president of the McLoughlin Memorial Association. “It was built by William and Louisa Holmes in 1847, and it was a social center for Oregon City well into the 1900s. Gen. Joseph Lane, the first territorial governor, gave his inaugural address from the balcony in 1849. We’re happy to share its story with the community.”

Several special events are scheduled at the Rose Farm for this summer in addition to regular tours.

The Rose Farm is located at 536 Holmes Lane in Oregon City. Saturday afternoon hours are noon to 4 p.m. through Sept. 7.

Admission is $4 for adults, $3 for seniors and $3 for youths ages 6 through 17. Children 5 and younger are admitted free. Tours take about 45 minutes and can accommodate groups of up to 20 people. To get more information or make a group reservation call 503-656-5146.

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