SOHS Revisits the 1960’s!

Mark your calendars! You won’t want to miss Southern Oregon Historical Society’s new exhibit...

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Holidays at Hanley Farm December 7th!

On Saturday, December 7, 12-4pm, come celebrate the holiday season with us at Hanley Farm!

By | November 27th, 2013|History, News, Now, Southern Oregon Historical Society|Comments Off on Holidays at Hanley Farm December 7th!

Rogue Saturday Nights – Live Music at Hanley Farm!

Join us July 13th for an evening of music, local craft brews and farm-fresh food at Hanley Farm!

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Meet Rob Esterlein, SOHS Executive Director

Rob is a Texas native, born In Fort Worth...

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Fun Events at Hanley Farm! By Pam Sasseen

Scarecrow Festival Oct. 13 and Haunted Field Oct. 13 & 14 at Hanley

By | October 11th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Arts & Entertainment, Events for Kids/Family, Heroes and Achievers, History, News, News Flow, Now, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Volunteer!, What To Do|Comments Off on Fun Events at Hanley Farm! By Pam Sasseen

Experience a Chautauqua at Hanley Farm – By Pamela Sasseen

FUN for all this weekend at Hanley - September 21 & 22...

Beekman House Music Tours

This Saturday, August 18 experience the classics at the Beekman House...

Exciting Events Slated at Hanley Farm!

Horse-Drawn Days, Origins Dinner, Artist & Picnic Days....and more!

Travel in the Victorian Era

Discover what travel was like in the 1800's at the Beekman House July 21...

By | July 10th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Arts & Entertainment, Events for Kids/Family, History, News, News Flow, Now, Southern Oregon Historical Society, What To Do|Comments Off on Travel in the Victorian Era

Origins Dinner Series to Support Hanley Farm

Support SOHS and Hanley Farm - First one June 30th -only $55 for multi-course meal and presentation!

Two Local Artists “Step Up” For History

Warren Straus and Ray Foster are donating $6,000 for porch repairs at the Beekman House

By | June 2nd, 2012|About Jacksonville, Heroes and Achievers, History, News, News Flow, Now, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Volunteer!, What To Do|Comments Off on Two Local Artists “Step Up” For History

Focus on the Farm – By Pamela Sasseen

Hanley Farm again holding Children's Heritage Fair, Tours and Picnic and New Dinner Series!

By | May 27th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Columns, Events for Kids/Family, Featured Stories, Heroes and Achievers, History, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Volunteer!, What To Do|Comments Off on Focus on the Farm – By Pamela Sasseen

Focus on the Farm – Bill Hanley, By Pamela Sasseen

William "Bill" Hanley must have had much of his father’s, Michael Hanley's, pioneering spirit in him...

By | May 4th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories, Heroes and Achievers, History, Southern Oregon Historical Society, What To Do|Comments Off on Focus on the Farm – Bill Hanley, By Pamela Sasseen

Great April Historic Cemetery Events in April!

Popular "History Saturdays" Return April 14, and new event in partnership with SOHS on April 21...

By | April 9th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Heroes and Achievers, History, News, Now, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Volunteer!, What To Do|Comments Off on Great April Historic Cemetery Events in April!

Old-Fashioned Egg Roll!

Mark your calendars for this fun, family event on Easter Sunday, April 8, 1 to 3!

Hanley Farm Partners With Jacksonville Market CSA

CSA’s are composed of local farmers who grow a variety of fresh produce and products...

By | March 27th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Columns, Featured Stories, Heroes and Achievers, History, Southern Oregon Historical Society, What To Do|Comments Off on Hanley Farm Partners With Jacksonville Market CSA

How About Helping with History?

Beekman House Volunteers are NEEDED for various events throughout the summer...

Hanley Farm Redwood Tree – by Pamela Sasseen

The wood is petrified Metasequoia from the Oligocene era, approximately 23 to 34 million years ago...

By | March 6th, 2012|About Jacksonville, Arts & Entertainment, Columns, Events Archive, Featured Stories, History, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Volunteer!, What To Do|Comments Off on Hanley Farm Redwood Tree – by Pamela Sasseen

Beekman House Meeting this Saturday, 25th

People are NEEDED to assist with some fun Beekman House activities - please come - and spread the word!

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The Hanley Farm Willow – by Pamela Sasseen

Great article about the Willow Ms. Hanley planted and fun "Mysteries in Our Backyard" series...

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Beekman House Tours Were a Success

More than 130 came out for the tours on November 12. Please Take Our SURVEY - click image on this page!

Straw Press & Scarecrows – by Pam Sasseen

What a thrill it was to watch the Hanley team thresh the wheat! Our next task was to press and bale the hay. The straw press Hanley Farm uses to complete this task dates back to the late 1880s, possibly early 1900s. John Casad, of […]

By | October 27th, 2011|About Jacksonville, Columns, Events for Kids/Family, Featured Stories, Heroes and Achievers, History, Photo-Enhanced Articles, Southern Oregon Historical Society|Comments Off on Straw Press & Scarecrows – by Pam Sasseen

Hanley Farm Threshing & Scarecrows – by Pamela Sasseen

Special Event on October 15th...

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Focus on the Farm – by Pamela Sasseen

Hanley Farm Harvest Days are fantastic! Threshing has been tentatively rescheduled for August 20...

By | August 19th, 2011|About Jacksonville, Columns, News Flow, Photo-Enhanced Articles, Southern Oregon Historical Society, What To Do|Comments Off on Focus on the Farm – by Pamela Sasseen

Focus on the Farm/Harvest Days – by Pamela Sasseen

Harvest Days at Hanley Farm - August 4, 5 and 6!

By | July 25th, 2011|About Jacksonville, Columns, Events Archive, Events for Kids/Family, History, News, Southern Oregon Historical Society, What To Do|Comments Off on Focus on the Farm/Harvest Days – by Pamela Sasseen

Hanley Horse Plow Action on July 9

See these great photos and VIDEO of the awesome Hanley Farm Horse Plow on July 9...

By | July 11th, 2011|About Jacksonville, Events for Kids/Family, History, News, News Flow, Southern Oregon Historical Society, Video Posts, What To Do|Comments Off on Hanley Horse Plow Action on July 9

Enjoy Hanley’s Self-Guided Tours

Hanley Farm is open Fridays (4-7pm), Saturdays & Sundays (11am-3pm), June 3-August 28, for self-guided tours...

Ginger Rogers Fashion Show May 1st!

Ginger Rogers Fashion Show! Sunday, May 1, 2-4 pm at the Rogue Valley Country Club

Spooky Enigma in Southern Oregon!

What causes the odd effects within the famous Oregon Vortex of Gold Hill? On March 12, 1980, Richard Engeman and Marjorie Edens, of the Southern Oregon Historical Society, interviewed Fred Coffman, who worked as manager for the Vortex’s original owner, John Litster, who opened it to the public in 1930. Here, Coffman makes his own attempts at defining the mystery.

By | October 23rd, 2010|Contributed Posts, History, Southern Oregon Historical Society|Comments Off on Spooky Enigma in Southern Oregon!