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2019 Historic Homes Trolley Tour

Marci Sischo | 06/11/2019 | Featured on Home Page, Historical Tours, History, Summer

Visit us on Saturdays in July and August for the Historic Homes Trolley Tour!

Join in a guided driving tour of the gorgeous historic homes in and around downtown Corvallis, Oregon. Ride in comfortable antique style in an old-fashioned trolley as an informed guide explains the history and architecture behind the beautiful homes on the tour.

The Historic Homes Trolley Tour is an annual tradition in Corvallis, Oregon, and a great way to cap off a Saturday morning at our lively Farmers Market. We bring in a beautiful vintage trolley (with all the modern conveniences, like handicap accessibility and air conditioning) and send you on a tour of the lovely old homes in and around downtown Corvallis.

Our knowledgeable guide will regale you with the history of the home, architectural details, and a bit of history about the families who lived there and in the area.


  • Reservations are highly recommended! Please call the visitor center at 541-757-1544or 1-800-334-8118 to make your reservation.
  • The tours are free of charge.
  • Please arrive and check in for the tour by 12:45pm. The tour leaves at 1pm.
  • Meet at the Benton County Courthouse, at 120 NW 4th Street. The trolley will park in front of the courthouse and leave from there.
  • The tours are about an hour and a half long.
  • You'll be dropped off near City Hall, located at 501 SW Madison Ave., and you're welcome to park near City Hall or in the City Hall parking lot (avoid parking spaces marked with yellow).
  • We're not running a wait list for reservations this year. We will accept walk-ons for the tour if room allows. We begin accepting walk-ons for any open seats about 5 to 10 minutes before the tour leaves.

Tour Dates

  • July 13, 20, 27
  • August 10, 17, 24, 31

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Corvallis, OR 97330
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