Here at 1925 First St, Columbia City, Oregon is
where past, present, and future all meet.
*The history of the strength of Oregon comes alive in Dr. Caples home and settlement buildings.
*Walk the gardens, visit the Toy Museum, sit for a Friday Tea. *Breathe in the Majesty of the Gardens and the Columbia River.
*Use The Knapp Center to start your future with a 'wedding or as a background for your business conference.
For young Charles Caples, the adventure started in Ohio. He traveled with his father along the Oregon Trail and settled in a Native American Fishing Village 1844.
A journey to and from the California Gold Rush gave him an education.
Charles Caples became the first doctor in this area of Oregon.
We have his house with the original furniture and goods.
Visit us and be a part of the past.
This Year Caples House has won 3 Awards!
Click on the Award to see its description...
The 2021 Oregon Heritage Excellence Award
The 2021 Restore Oregon/DeMuro Award
Third Place NSDAR Historic Preservation Award