Jacksonville history is now at your fingertips!

There are multiple ways to virtually wander around town with us
as we trace Jacksonville history through a sampling of
businesses, fraternal orders, churches, and homes
from the discovery of gold to the coming of the railroad.

Want an overview of the town and its history? 
Explore businesses, fraternal orders, churches, and homes in our
30 minute
Walk through History  video tour of the town.

Want to visit Jacksonville’s historic homes?
Visit 27 of Jacksonville’s original residences through our
45 minute Historic Homes video.

Want to stroll through an historic cemetery?
Tour one of the oldest cemeteries in the Pacific Northwest
that has remained in continuous use through our
45 minute Pioneer Cemetery tour.

Want to dig deeper?  Click on an historic site in our Walk through History blog

Want to know more about the the people who transformed a gold rush town into Southern Oregon’s 19th Century social, governmental, and commercial hub?
Visit Pioneer Profiles.

Want a quick sample?  Check out our daily Facebook  and Instagram  posts.

And there are even more ways to explore!
Enjoy a dog’s eye view of Jacksonville history, 
learn why pioneer Jacksonville was known as “saloon city,”
tour the 1870s Beekman House with Julia Beekman, or
take a private tour of the Beekman Bank
by way of our “Dip into History” blogs.

Or experience history in person! 
Join us any Saturday morning during the summer on
one of our actual  “Walk through History” tours.

“Step Behind the Counter” of the C.C. Beekman Bank,
the oldest financial institution in the Pacific Northwest,
every Saturday and Sunday.

Envision 19th Century Family Life with a
visit to the home of the richest and most prominent
Jacksonville pioneer family on the
1st and 3rd Saturdays of the month.   

Learn what spirits still linger in Jacksonville’s
National Historic Landmark District in one of our
monthly Haunted History walking tours.

In the meantime, “whet your appetite” with this virtual sample
of the people and stories that “bring life to history”!


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