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Many of the Chateau’s original features, systems and interiors require upgrading to allow the Chateau to realize its historic grandeur.
Honor Ron Fox's Legacy and Sponsor a Rebuilt Dining Chair
A one-time opportunity to bring back the wood floors throughout the Chateau.
Light up the Chateau with your donation!
Return the public balconies to their original grandeur.
The Chateau’s historic Monterey furniture collection is believed to be the largest public collection in the Northwest.
Help rebuild the streambed that flows through the downstairs formal dining room!
In order to continue our work, we need to fund not only our specific restoration projects, but the management and administration of the Friends as well. Please consider making a donation to help us "keep the lights on" while we work toward the day when we can all visit our beautifully-restored Chateau.
The original Monterey Furniture collection - designed for movie stars like Clark Gable, Gene Autrey, and Will Rogers was purchased from Meier and Frank in Portland. For decades, the retail dynasty created by Aaron Meier […]
Thanks to Christine Sherk from the Eugene Register-Guard for a special story about the amazing adventures at the Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve. Enjoy a wonderful sense of history, […]
The Friends’ current project is the rehabilitation of Little D, the former staff dining area, located on the 2nd basement level. Built to feed the original cave guides, college students who worked […]
The Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve is the official birthplace of the View Master. Oregon inventor and photographer, William B. Gruber and the VP of the Postcard Division of Sawyers, Harold J. Graves happened to meet at the Oregon Caves in 1938 and designed the 3D viewer over dinner.
An important part of our work is to gather and share memories and experiences of the Oregon Caves and Chateau.
Please send us photos and stories of you and your family's visits to the Caves. Or if you worked here, were a part of the CCC camp or the Oregon Caves Company, please share those memories.
These are very important recollections for us!