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A Porch For All Seasons!

It was a winter snowstorm several years ago that nearly ripped the Bush House Inn’s wrap-around porch right off the historic building. Ironically, it is a similar scene in Index, Washington this week as we begin construction on the new front porch – one that can certainly endure the beautiful and unpredictable winters of the Cascade Mountains. The…

Gift Shop Now Open!

The Ellie & Clarence Gift Shop is now open for business! Formerly a garden and storage shed for the Bush House, this completely renovated building is now home to gifts and souvenirs crafted by local artisans. We invite you to stop in for a visit and to chat with some of our friendly and talented…

Outdoor Projects: The Garden Shed

Everything is undergoing a transformation around here! From a blooming garden, to 3rd floor window improvements, to the old shed renovation in the corner of the yard… spring has definitely arrived in Index! We are currently making updates to a small shed located next to the Caretaker’s Cottage in the back yard of the Bush…