More Images of the Captain George Flavel House Museum


Captain George Flavel House Museum

Captain George Flavel House Museum

The Captain George Flavel House Museum is worth the price of admission and a leisurely walk — both around and through.  Tickets are purchased in the nearby carriage house.  Here is an view of the back of the Flavel House:

Captain George Flavel House back view

Captain George Flavel House back view

The grounds are also quite photo-worthy, as you can see here:

The grounds of the Captain George Flavel House

The grounds of the Captain George Flavel House

No flash photography is allowed inside, so you have to get creative with your camera controls.  Even then, the results were less than spectacular.

Now for some more interior shots:

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Astoria’s Captain George Flavel House Museum


Captain George Flavel House Museum

Captain George Flavel House Museum

Astoria was named after famed business mogul John Jacob Astor, but Mr. Astor certainly wasn’t the only millionaire in the early days of Astoria.  George Flavel made his fortune here as a Columbia River bar pilot.  Captain Flavel left quite a legacy, including the Captain George Flavel House Museum:

Captain George Flavel House Museum

Captain George Flavel House Museum

This house is a great example of Queen Anne architecture, but it may be more familiar to fans of the 1985 motion picture The Goonies.

Today and Wednesday I’ll be presenting images of the exterior, interior, and grounds.  As you can see, the interior furnishings are definitely in keeping with the 1880s:

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Fun Photo Friday — Astoria Favorites Part 1


Fun Composition

Fun Composition

Here are some fun shots from our stroll through Astoria:

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