2018 Historic Jacksonville Home and Garden Tour

Get your tickets now for the Historic Jacksonville Home and Garden Tour, May 5th and 6th, 2018 from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

Tour will include the Historic Jacksonville Courthouse, where City Hall is currently located. […]

A Passport to the Past: Windows in Time Celebrates its 10th Anniversary

The 2018 Windows in Time lecture series begins its 10th year of making local history come alive! During this time these popular monthly talks, co-sponsored by the Jackson County Library Services and Southern Oregon Historical […]

Bank on a Merry Beekman Christmas

When Historic Jacksonville, Inc. opens the historic Beekman Bank Museum for “Behind the Counter” tours during Jacksonville’s Victorian Christmas celebration over the first three weekends in December, they will also be sharing an early Christmas […]

Celebrate a Victorian Christmas at Jacksonville’s Historic Beekman House

Experience a Victorian Christmas this 2017 holiday season at the historic Beekman House, located at 470 E. California Street in Jacksonville, Oregon. This 1873 residence, home to Jacksonville’s wealthiest pioneer family, is decorated for a […]

Holiday Wreath Making at Hanley Farm

Add a wonderful tradition to your Holiday activities by making your own wreath: Saturday November 25 at Hanley Farm (1053 Hanley Road between Central Point and Medford), from 11am to 3pm, free admission. Wreath materials […]

Carolers Wanted

One of Jacksonville’s time-honored traditions is the upcoming Victorian Christmas celebration, running from the parade on December 2nd to December 23rd.

During the festivities, locals and visitors in the historic downtown core are treated to the […]

Belles & Beaus Third Annual Victorian Ball

On Saturday, November 4, 2017, the Belles & Beaus Old West/Victorian Society will hold their Third Annual Ball in the US Hotel Ballroom in downtown Jacksonville. This year, the theme is “Dance Through the Decades.” […]

Victorian Mourning Customs at Jacksonville’s Historic Beekman House Museum

JACKSONVILLE, OR – The Victorians created elaborate rituals around the passing of a loved one. Death was considered part of life’s texture, giving it essential meaning. Join Historic Jacksonville at the 1873 Beekman House Museum […]

19th Century New-Fangled Inventions at Jacksonville’s Historic Beekman House Museum

JACKSONVILLE, OR—The 19th Century Industrial Revolution changed the Victorian World! New inventions impacted virtually every aspect of life—manufacturing, agriculture, transportation, communication, culture, society, and more. Technology transformed society—work, chores, fashion, relationships, leisure, sports, etc. Learn […]

Welcome: “Amphibious Fire Engine”!

August 17, 2017 – The Southern Oregon Historical Society is pleased to announce the donation of Ashland’s “Amphibious Fire Engine.” The engine acquired its unusual nickname during the 1948 Ashland flood. While preparing to pump […]