SOHS Calendar of Events

SOHS 6972 KKK in Ashland

First Tuesday Pub Talks: The Second KKK in Southern Oregon's Politics and Society

Feb 5 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

During the early 1920s, Jackson County was one of the many places in Oregon -- as well all across the nation -- where the revitalized Ku Klux Klan became a very powerful force in local politics... read more

Hurwal Divide

Windows In Time: WILDERNESS SURVIVAL, ONE HUNDRED YEARS AGO

Feb 6 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on February 13

The focus of the February Windows in Time presentation, “Wilderness Survival, One Hundred Years Ago,” is the story of two young men who, in World War... read more

First Tuesday Pub Talks: Murder in Lower Berth 13: A Wartime Episode

Mar 5 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

The stabbing death of a young Virginia bride in a Southern Pacific sleeping car near Tangent, Oregon in January 1943 exposed the raw nerve of Oregon race relations and was front-page news in... read more

SOHS 40942 19660808

Windows In Time: FIRE AND FLOOD: DISASTERS IN THE ROGUE VALLEY

Mar 6 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on March 13

First Tuesday Pub Talks: Jumping into history

Apr 2 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

 The nationally historic Siskiyou Smokejumper Base in the Illinois Valley will be the focus of the Southern Oregon Historical Society’s First Tuesdays Pub Talks in Medford on April 2. ... read more

Windows In Time: THE HISTORIC HOLMES HOUSE: FROM HARRY AND DAVID TO THE PRESENT

Apr 3 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on April 10

SOHS 2490 Central Point 1910

Windows In Time: CENTRAL POINT: A CROSSROADS THROUGH TIME

May 1 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in ashland Library on May 8

First Tuesday Pub Talks: Survivors of War: Indian Women in Jacksonville

May 7 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

Most indigenous Americans in the Rogue Valley were forced onto the Table Rock Reservation in the 1850s, and then on to the Grand Ronde and Siletz reservations. Some Indian women remained in... read more

First Tuesday Pub Talks: From Gold Mines to Woodlands Trails: The story of how a group of school kids impacted the preservation of Jacksonville

May 7 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

Larry Smith, semi retired teacher, will tell the story of how his school kids were able to buy and preserve land within the Jacksonville Woodlands..

 

 

SOHS 4785 Vawter House Medford

Windows In Time: A CENTURY OF FELLOWSHIP: THE UNIVERSITY CLUB

Jun 5 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on June 12

First Tuesday Pub Talks: Framing Nature: How Culture Shaped Crater Lake and the National Parks

Jul 2 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

Older national parks such as Crater Lake are usually adorned with what Americans call "rustic architecture."  This type of design is really a window to the past, but also an indication of how... read more

Windows In Time: PEARS AND POWs: NEW PERSPECTIVES

Jul 3 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on July 10th.

First Tuesday Pub Talks: Sarah Ann: A Jackson County Mystery

Aug 6 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

Who was Sarah Ann and why did she keep disappearing...or did she?  Follow the research trail for the story of a Jackson County 1850's pioneer."

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NOAA Fisheries photo

Windows In Time: THE CHINOOK SALMON MIGRATIONS TO THE UPPER KLAMATH RIVER

Aug 7 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on August 14th

First Tuesday Pub Talks: Journeying to Crater Lake, 1889: The Adventures of the Jacksonville Seven

Sep 3 2019 - 7:00pm - Location: 4 Daughters

In 1889 a group of 20-something men and women from Jacksonville’s prominent families had a three-week adventure traveling to Crater Lake and back. One of them, Fletcher Linn, kept a diary of the... read more

Windows In Time: THE GRAND DAMS OF THE UPPER ROGUE

Sep 4 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland on September 11

Monument at Mitchell Recreation Area

Windows In Time: ON THE HOME FRONT: SOUTHERN OREGON'S UNIQUE EXPERIENCE DURING WORLD WAR TWO

Oct 2 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on October 9

Windows In Time: THE BOUNTY OF THE LAND: SOUTHERN OREGON AGRICULTURE, 1850-1920

Nov 6 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on November 13

Windows In Time: THE AMAZING AND ALL-TOO SHORT CAREER OF SHERIFF AUGUST SINGLER

Dec 4 2019 - 12:00pm - Location: Medford Library

Also in Ashland Library on December 11th

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