Historic Jacksonville, Inc. brings the history of Jacksonville and Southern Oregon to life through tours, events, and activities that share the stories of the pioneers who settled the region following the discovery of gold in 1852.

Coming up: Jacksonville History Saturday, August 9th

The tour of Jacksonville’s pioneer cemetery will focus on the “Rogue River Indian Wars” and the natives and settlers who fought them. Free to the public. 10:00am

 

 

Larry 2“Behind the Counter” tours of the 1863 Beekman’s Bank, the second oldest bank in the Pacific Northwest, lead by town historian Larry Smith. Cost: $2.00. 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, and 2:15pm

 

 

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“Victorian Music and Literature” will be the theme at the 1873 Cornelius C. Beekman House, located at 470 E. California Street.  Victorian costumed docents will be sharing information on the popular music and authors of the late 1800s.  Hear about the Jacksonville Silver Cornet band, local dance halls and masquerade balls, reading circles, and early Jacksonville libraries.  Listen to records on the Beekman Victrola, tunes on their Mathushek piano, and free music on the lawn! Cost: $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students. Every 15 minutes between 12noon and 4:00pm. Beekman House lawn activities are free.

For more information, call 541-245-3650, or e-mail info@historicjacksonville.org

 

 

Historic Jacksonville, Inc. brings the history of Jacksonville and Southern Oregon to life through tours, events, and activities that share the stories of the pioneers who settled the region following the discovery of gold in 1852.

Coming up: Jacksonville History Saturday, August 9th

The tour of Jacksonville’s pioneer cemetery will focus on the “Rogue River Indian Wars” and the natives and settlers who fought them. Free to the public. 10:00am

 

 

Larry 2“Behind the Counter” tours of the 1863 Beekman’s Bank, the second oldest bank in the Pacific Northwest, lead by town historian Larry Smith. Cost: $2.00. 11:15am, 12:15pm, 1:15pm, and 2:15pm

 

 

Victorian Music and Literature” is the theme at the 1873 Cornelius C. Beekman House on Saturday, August 9, when Historic Jacksonville, Inc. hosts house tours every 15 minutes between 12n and 4pm. Victorian costumed docents will share information on the popular music and authors of the late 1800s, the Jacksonville Silver Cornet band, local dance halls and masquerade balls, reading circles, and early Jacksonville libraries. Plus listen to records on the Beekman Victrola, tunes on their Mathushek piano, and free music on the lawn! 470 E. California Street

For more information, call 541-245-3650, or e-mail info@historicjacksonville.org


info@historicjacksonville.org

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