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The Settlemier House

In Architecture, Design, Oregon, Restoration, Vintage Housesby Karla Pearlstein

Not far from the famed Woodburn outlet mall on I-5, just south of Portland, can be found a most amazing Victorian treasure box of a house. The Settlemier House, owned and cared for by the non-profit French Prairie Historical Society, is open to the public on a limited basis. Tours can be arranged that will take you through the house’s grand, mostly original interior. Rooms are furnished with period-appropriate furniture, and many of the Settlemier family’s personal household effects are on display as well.

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Art Craft Silversmiths

In Restoration, Silverby Karla Pearlstein

Jim and Sharon Mackie served the Portland, Oregon area as well as clients from all over the country on silver restoration projects. Until the couple retired and closed their shop …