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Nestled in the sprawling campus of the University of Oregon, the Villard Hall was constructed in 1886. It is named after a German immigrant who went on to become Northern Pacific Railroad's President and also headed the General Electric Company. In 1972, this historical landmark that was designed by Warren H. Williams, featured in the list of National Historic Landmarks.
Built in 1859, the Eugene Masonic Cemetery is one of the historic landmarks of Eugene. Though initially, it belonged to the Masonic Lodge No.11, later it was taken over by the Eugene Masonic Cemetery Association. The association chose to retain the word 'Masonic' so as to highlight the cemetery's history. Another highlight of this cemetery is the Hope Abbey Mausoleum; both the cemetery as well as the mausoleum is placed in the National Register of Historic Places.
Discover about ancient civilizations, evolution of man and animals, geology and many relics, fossils and more at the Museum of Natural and Cultural History. This intriguing place is part of the University of Oregon and is involved in much research and body of work. Their collections are very awe-inspiring and range from anthropology, zoology to paleontology, archaeology and more. You can find here ancient fossils, manuscripts, specimens of plants and many informative exhibits. The museum organizes several events and educational tours for children, professionals and students of the university. The place is a great insight into the past!
Erected and established in 1936, the Wayne Morse Farm is a monumental site in the Eugene region of the U.S. State of Oregon. Its historical significance originates due to the fact that it was the home to Wayne Morse who was a prominent U.S. Senator. The site stands registered on the National Register of Historic Places. It is inclusive of the Morse house and its lovely surroundings.
Hendricks Park is famous in Eugene as the oldest park in the city. This big verdant space has abundant trails and picnic spots to attract the crowd. The scenic beauty is ideal to spend a day in relative peace. Being an important city park, big community events are also held here from time to time.