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Heritage Music Day article from the Register Guard


See the article in the Association of Oregon Archaeololgists about the Applegate House site.


National Register of Historic Places

Applegate House listing for Douglas County in National Register


 Applegate House Oregon Encyclopedia entry, by Liz Carter.

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See our most recent article about the restoration project in the Roseburg News Review Today.

YONCALLA — Restoring the Applegate House has been a family and community affair this summer. About 25 volunteers, including 15-year-old Julian Applegate Brown, the great-great-great-great-grandson of the house’s builder, have sanded, painted and repaired sections of the home in time for Apple Day, Sept. 15. “The house was just in need of some tender, loving care,” said Shannon Applegate, whose great-great-grandfather, Charles Applegate, built the house between 1852 and 1856. The Applegate House, the oldest home in Oregon still in possession of the original family, has been undergoing restoration since July 1. Crabapple red emerged after sanding stripped away layers …



Radio spot about Apple Day

September 6, 2012 5:15 a.m.
The Applegate House in Yoncalla will show off its new face to the public on Saturday during their biennial Apple Day celebration. The historic home, which was built between 1852 and 1856, has recently had extensive restoration to its exterior along with a new coat of white paint. Apple Day will feature house tours, cider pressing, home-made apple pie, along with live music from Joe Ross, the Slow Ponies, and Shasta Ray and his Down Home Band. The grounds will be open from 10-4. The entry fee is $5 per car and includes admission to the house tours.Apple Day is a major fund-raiser for the Applegate House Heritage Arts and Education, a non-profit group dedicated to maintaining the historic house and educating people about the history of the pioneers in the area. 

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