EAGLE POINT, Ore. – The Eagle Point Museum kicked off its spring speaker series Saturday. Tom Smith is a traditional toolmaker and teacher. He spoke about how he recreates these historical tools that were used by southern Oregon tribes and ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore., — You can now search and find more than 7,000 pages of Jacksonville’s historic newspapers online! The newspapers were digitized under the support of Jacksonville Boosters Foundation to underline the importance of heritage to Jacksonville’s tourism and sense ...

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A couple in Josephine County are in the process of renovating their home, but they stumbled upon something they never expected. “I was like, ‘honey, you’re out of town half the year for work, what am ...

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Sixty-one years ago Friday, 14 people died and dozens more were injured after a massive explosion in the heart of Downtown Roseburg. “When that thing went off it just felt like someone just picked that house up ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – In NBC5’s three-part exclusive documentary series about the history of racism in Southern Oregon we dive into present day conversations about race in Rogue Valley. Previously, NBC5 revealed how Oregon was created to be a white utopia ...

MEDFORD, Ore. – Wednesday, NBC5 News continued an exclusive series on Oregon’s history with race. In part one of the series, NBC5 News shared how even before the state was formed minorities weren’t allowed to settle in the territory. Oregon ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. — It’s a name you see all over Jacksonville, but who was Beekman? First things first, his name was Cornelius Beekman, and he opened the very first bank in the Pacific Northwest in the 1860s. It’s still standing in ...

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – It’s no secret that Jacksonville is full of historic wonders but many people who live in and around the city know very little about the people who used to live there. At 32 acres, the Jacksonville Cemetery ...

OREGON – The Oregon Historical Society is asking Oregonians to share their personal reflections during the pandemic. In order to capture what’s happening now for future generations, OHS is accepting personal reflections. There are no specific guidelines, so Oregonians can ...

JOSEPHINE CO., Ore. — Take a drive up Coyote Creek Road and you’ll stumble upon the abandoned town of Golden. The name is fitting; It’s an old mining town with a rich history. Now that history is passed on by ...

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