Historic Gentle House Gentle House Vision:

Historic Gentle House is an event center, garden, and museum. The house is an important landmark for both the community and university. Our vision is to:

  • Continue the tradition created by the Gentle family –using the house as a gathering place.
  • Help you create a unique, joyful, and memorable event experience.
  • Provide students with job experience and skill building opportunities.
  • Engage both student and community volunteers.

Friends of Gentle House’s mission is:

Preserving, sustaining and interpreting Prof. Gentle’s 1880s Monmouth home, gardens and educational legacy through gifts of time and resources.

Get involved:

Historic Gentle House is maintained through the generosity of donors, volunteers and rentals of the event center. We appreciate your support and involvement.

Make A Donation

Volunteer Interest Form

Make your event reservation or book a tour by calling 503.838.8673 or gentlehouse@wou.edu.