The owners of Heiser Farms, John and Kristi Heiser, moved to Grand Island in 1991 to realize their dream of living on a farm and raising their children in such a rural setting.
A commercial ferry began crossing the Yamhill River at Dayton in 1844. The town was founded in 1850 by Andrew Smith and Joel Palmer. Palmer, who also served as superintendent of Indian affairs for Oregon built a flour mill there. Dayton was named for Smith's former hometown of Dayton, Ohio.
You'll find Wine Country Farm Vineyard & Winery and its bed and breakfast in the heart of Dundee's Red Hills, providing beautiful 180 degree views of the Cascade Mountains and surrounding Willamette Valley.