Henry Van Hoevenberg House

Site Number: 

22

Approximate date: 

1919

Two-story wood frame, rectangular in shape; 34 x 50 feet; one and one-half story ell extends from west (rear) wall of house; medium pitch gable roof with cross gables; horizontal clapboards on lower walls; wood shingles on upper walls; broad overhanging eaves with projecting ridge beams and purlins in gable ends; gable roof porch over main entrance; windows primarily six-over-six double hung sash.

Address: 

9130 Ramsey Canyon Road

Style: 

Bungalow/Craftsman

City: 

Gold Hill

Significance: 

Henry Van Hoevenberg arrived in the Rogue River Valley in 1910 after graduating from Columbia University. He became a prominent valley orchardist and a leader in the pear industry in the entire west coast. He served five terms as president of the Southern Oregon Fruit Growers Association and was elected president of the Oregon State Horticultural Society in 1929.
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Sources of information: 

Medford Mail Tribune, 6/1/20

Evans, Gail, Henry Van Hoevenberg House, National Register nomination, 1981.

Certainty: 

Confirmed, SOHS Inventory

On National Register of Historic Places: 

No

In Lure of Medford Inventory: 

No
Yes

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