Walter Wood never had it so good

Even up close and personal, the old gal holds her own considering she’s weathered 148 Southern Oregon summers and winters, and other demeaning affronts to try to take her down.

The Old Wood (singular, no “s”) House has reigned outstanding in the field along Highway 62 in Eagle Point since 1870, while exposing weathered flanks before a parade of camera jockeys and artists of varying skills. This old house survived vandals, rafter-rattling storms, and detractors in public service labeling her “an eyesore that should be torn down.” [Continue Reading on the Mail Tribune]

Old Wood House on Bill Meyer

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Aerial view of the Old Wood House

Merry Christmas at the Old Wood House!

The Old Wood House Featured on Restore Oregon

Persevering Year After Year  – by Kathy Tucker

Located along Highway 62 in Southern Oregon, travelers will find a beautiful and arresting sight that has attracted photographers and artists for generations – the rustic Old Wood House, which has survived being moved, abandonment, and continual vandalism. With the help of some dedicated Eagle Point community members, this 19thcentury house has also endured challenges posed by development and financial pressures. Today, the house is stewarded by a preservation-oriented nonprofit.

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