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Young Filmmakers Compete at Film Festival

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

In early January, Caleb Williams of Jacksonville submitted a two-and-a-half minute claymation film to the 2017 Ashland Independent Film Festival’s (AIFF) “Launch” competition: a program […]

Join Jacksonville Woodlands Association for 24th Annual Hike-a-Thon

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Celebrating the Rebirth of the Beekman Arboretum

With spring all around, come join us for the 24th Annual Jacksonville Woodlands Association Hike-a-Thon and annual meeting on […]

Save the date for Garden Club Spring Sale in May

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

The Jacksonville Garden Club’s Annual Spring Sale will be held in downtown Jacksonville on Saturday, May 13th, 2017 from 10:00am-3:00pm in the alcove next to […]

Love Blossoms at Pioneer Village

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Congratulations to 84-year-old Richard Card and 79-year-old Marjorie Hull on their recent marriage on February 18. The bride and groom are residents of Pioneer Village, […]

Southern Oregon Land Conservancy 2017 Community Hikes

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

Registration:  Spring is here and so too are outstanding opportunities to join SOLC for our Spring Hike series! Hikes are free but fill up quickly […]

Pioneer History in Story & Song: “Women Poets & Ballad Composers”

March 27th, 2017|0 Comments

JACKSONVILLE, OR—On Sunday, April 9, 2017, Northwest Troubadour David Gordon will be sharing the music and stories of influential 19th Century poets and composers, many […]

Featured Columns

  • Photo by Mary Siedlecki is of Jacksonville residents, Michele Simmons and daughter Ruby who are regulars at our Marker Cleaning Workshops!

Jacksonville’s Historic Cemetery News, April 2017 – by Dirk Siedlecki

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Marker Cleaning Workshops will resume on Saturday, April 15 and then on June 17, and on the third Saturday of each month through Saturday, September […]

The Blacksmith Shop Doll – by Kyle Crebbin

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Digging Jacksonville – April 2017

When the City of Jacksonville and the Oregon Department of Transportation uncovered a pile of horseshoes while transplanting a tree along […]

Jean St. Luc DeRoboam and Henrietta Schmidling – The Next Installment – by Carolyn Kingsnorth

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Pioneer Profiles – April 2017

Although hotel proprietress Jeanne DeRoboam Laugier Guilfoyle Holt (see Pioneer Profiles, March 2017) was the most prominent of the DeRoboams to […]

Focus on Hanley Farm, April 2017 – by Pam Sasseen

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April is a special month for the Southern Oregon Historical Society and Hanley Farm. SOHS is proud to be the Grand Marshal for the 64th […]

State of the Art Presence, April 2017 – by Hannah West

March 29th, 2017|0 Comments

“The most precious factor in the creative life of an artist in any medium is freedom. Totalitarian, political and national leaders who seek to control […]

Black is the New Black – by Paula & Terry Erdmann

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The Unfettered Critic – April 2017

Hollywood’s movie business is exactly that: a business, dedicated to the creation of art that (hopefully) will bring in enough […]

Publisher Unplugged

Following in the Footsteps… – by Whitman Parker

My View - April 2017 On the heels of the Oscar’s, I considered penning a feel-good Hollywood script about an idyllic small town that would make a hit movie. The plot started like this: Against [...]

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