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Oct 17, 2012 at 4:03 PM

CORVALLIS, Ore. - General Phillip Sheridan designed and built the Commander's House at Fort Hoskins.

Like the rest of the fort and the troops who kept the peace there, the house was pressed into other duties when the fort was...
Oct 17, 2012 at 4:03 PM
General Phillip Sheridan designed and built the Commander's House at Fort Hoskins. Like the rest of the fort and the troops who kept the peace there, the house was pressed into other duties when the fort was dismantled. A century and a half later,...
Jul 3, 2012 at 8:00 AM
John Baker, a Salem real estate broker and sergeant of the 116th Pennsylvania volunteer infantry, said a weekend of his unique hobby — Civil War reenacting — is refreshing.
Jun 25, 2012 at 3:00 PM
The reenactors drilled at Fort Hoskins Historic Park in Rural Benton County, Ore.  The group is preparing for a larger battle reenactment next weekend at Willamette Mission State Park near Keizer.
Jun 19, 2012 at 2:53 PM

From Benton County

Fort Hoskins will sport a striking resemblance to its storied past this weekend when the Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry, Co. B Civil War re-enactors descend on the historic park.

The group will be setting...
Dec 29, 2011 at 3:12 PM

The Benton County Natural Areas and Parks Department will begin accepting group picnic area reservations at county parks for the 2012 picnic season starting on Tuesday, Jan. 3.
Mar 8, 2011 at 9:53 AM
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Archaeologist David Brauner has spent much of the last 35 years reconstructing the history of Fort Hoskins, a Civil War-era Army outpost in the Oregon Coast Range that existed for less than a decade before it was...
Mar 7, 2011 at 10:42 AM
Last fall, Archaeologist David Brauner obtained a copy of an oil painting from about 1860 that shows the fort in its heyday.
Dec 29, 2010 at 12:16 PM
From a press release The Benton County Natural Areas and Parks Department will begin accepting group picnic area reservations at county parks for the 2011 picnic season starting on Monday, Jan. 3. Several county parks group picnic areas can be...
Aug 4, 2010 at 11:41 AM
(From Benton County News Release) The Fourth California Company D Re-Enactors will be hosting a Civil War era event from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday (August 7th) at Fort Hoskins and the public is invited to come learn about the fort and its...
Jun 11, 2008 at 5:34 PM
Another bear siting has residents on the edge. It's not in Florence this time but in a community north of Philomath. State officials said one black bear is simply getting too comfortable invading homes and making them its own.