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The Canby Depot Museum is the oldest station standing today from what was the Oregon & California Railroad. Canby Historical Society operates the Canby Depot Museum. Southern Pacific, it's owner since 1887, donated the building to the community. It is in view of Pacific Highway 99E and the main Portland-to-San Francisco railroads freight and the Amtrak lines.

The sturdy, carefully restored station began new life October 6, 1984, as Canby Depot Museum. The building is a reminder of the vision of the 1870 railroad promoters and of the railroads role in the first century of the Canby area's development. The museums contents afford a glimpse of 19th century life in this community.

Canby Historical Society is a non-profit corporation, formed in 1968, with membership open to all. It supports the Museum and educational research programs. Donations are gratefully accepted.

Location: PO Box 160, 888 NE 4th Ave, Canby Oregon 97013 Telephone 503-266-6712

Other History nearby:
(Portland) American Advertising Museum
(Carver) Baker Cabin
(Oregon City) Barclay House
(Dallas) Brunk House
(Salem) Bush House Museum
(Washougal) Camas-Washougal Historical Soc. Museum


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