Eugene in Lane County, Oregon — The American West (Northwest)
Patterson Home Site / Animal House
Amanda Patterson came across the Great Plains in the first wagon train of 1843. Their daughter, Ida, was a Eugene school principal.
In the 1950's and 1960's the house was used by a fraternity and popularized in the late 1970's by the film "Animal House."
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Entertainment • Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 44° 2.867′ N, 123° 4.875′ W. Marker is in Eugene, Oregon, in Lane County. Marker is at the intersection of East 11th Avenue and Alder Street, on the right when traveling west on East 11th Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 755 East 11th Avenue, Eugene OR 97403, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A.W. and Amanda Patterson Home (here, next to this marker); The Collier House (approx. 0.4 miles away); Granite Glacial Erratic (approx. 0.7 miles away); Petrified Wood (approx. Shelton – McMurphey House (approx. 0.8 miles away); Site of First Cabin in Eugene (approx. 1.1 miles away); Eugene Skinner (approx. 1.1 miles away); Wiley Griffon (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Eugene.
Also see . . . 50 Years of KEZI 9 News: "Animal House" Animates Eugene (Youtube.com, KEZI, 6 minutes). (Submitted on October 30, 2016.)
Credits. This page was last revised on October 30, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. This page has been viewed 256 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2016, by Andrew Ruppenstein of Sacramento, California. 4. submitted on October 30, 2016, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico.