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By Mike Rothgeb
The Creswell Chronicle 

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House: Tea Time


June 7, 2018

Shelton McMurphey Johnson House: Tea Time

The Shelton McMurphey Johnson House (SMJ House) on Willamette Street is a Victorian-style house that's overlooked downtown Eugene since 1887. In the mid-1980s, the "Castle on the Hill" was transferred to the Lane County Historical Society, and eventually the City of Eugene. With a rich history that reaches back over a century, the SMJ House welcomes individuals with rotating exhibits and amazing collections that educate and enlighten. The SMJ House is one of the first tourist attractions recognized by Travel Oregon and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

Besides its histo...

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