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.

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Hold your next event at Historic Gentle House:


Large Events (Weddings, Receptions, Bar Mitzvahs, Commitment Ceremonies and Fundraisers)

More than 7 hours or more than 60 people

Social Events (Baby Showers, Memorials, Birthday Parties, etc.)

Less than 6 hours and 60 people or less

Find our printable forms and pricing sheets here.

For more information or a free tour please contact us at or 503-838-8673.


CONTACT US Gentle House

503-838-8673 | or e-mail: