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Two-Bits The World War II Hero. Where Past Meets Present, Page 429

Two-Bits was a local dog that survived two different tumbles off of Whiskey Peak look out.

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The Craterian. Where Past Meets Present, Page 287

Craterian theatre: Medford's first "Movie Palace"

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Eden Valley Orchards. Where Past Meets Present, Page 362

Located in southwest Medford, Eden Valley Orchards has a long and storied past.

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The Ballot Stealing Caper. Where Past Meets Present, Page 424

Political shenanigans in Jackson county rose to their peak during the depression years.

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Central Point. Where Past Meets Present, Page 385

Central Point was started by the crossing of two pioneer wagon trails.

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The Grants Pass Cavemen. Where Past Meets Present, Page 432

Formed in 1922 the Grants Pass Cavemen is a civic organization based in Josephine county.

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The Oregon Vortex. Where Past Meets Present, Page 353

The Vortex is considered by experts to be one of the best "mystery spots" around the country.

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Ghosts, Spirits, and other Apparitions. Where Past Meets Present, Page 420

An accounting of reported ghost stories across southern Oregon.

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Del Rio Vineyards. Where Past Meets Present, Page 365

Once the community of Rock Point, Del Rio Vineyards now encompasses the last of the buildings.

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The Old Wood House. Where Past Meets Present, Page 341

The "Old Wood House" is the most photographed building in southern Oregon.

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The Ashland-area Mineral Springs. Where Past Meets Present, Page 335

From the late 1800s into the early 1900s mineral springs in and around the valley were very popular as a destination point.

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Camp White. Where Past Meets Present, Page 417

In 1941 the war department decided that the "Agat Desert" of Jackson county would be a good place to build a military base. Opened as "Camp George A. White" the camp existed until shortly after world war II.

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Talent. Where Past Meets Present, Page 379

Talen Oregon was first a farm started by Jacob Wagner in 1852. By 1875 Aaron P. Talent had purchased part of the land and subdivided for homes in antisipation of the rail road.

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Hellgate Jetboat Excursions. Where Past Meets Present, Page 359

Started in 1961 by Grant Garcia the business has become the largest Jetboat Excursion in southern Oregon.

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Sams Valley. Where Past Meets Present, Page 407

Named in honor of Chief Sam of the Rogue River tribe "Sams Valley" is an unincorporated agricultural area within in Jackson County.

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P. K. Hallinan. Where Past Meets Present, Page 312

P. K. Hallinan is a well known author of childrens books and pastor of a local church.

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James Collier: The Patron of the Performing Arts. Where Past Meets Present, Page 293

James Morrison Collier is a noted supporter of the arts.

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Ted Adams: Comic Books (and more). Where Past Meets Present, Page 315

Ted Adams is a local Grants Pass boy who went on to be CEO of a large entertainment company.

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Gold Hill. Where Past Meets Present, Page 396

Originally laid out by Thomas Chavner a local entrupreneur the town of Gold Hill is esentially unchanged today.

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Bert Webber the Consumate Researcher and Publisher. Where Past Meets Present, Page 307

Bert Webber local photographer, librarian and publisher.

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The Ashland Independent Film Festival. Where Past Meets Present, Page 304

AIFF has grown from an idea into a well established film festival.

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Jacksonville. Where Past Meets Present, Page 391

John R. Poole and James Cluggage were the original founders of "Table Rock City" now known as Jacksonville.

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Lithia Water: In Bottles and Fountains. Where Past Meets Present, Page 330

Ashland is known for mineral springs.

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The State of Jefferson. Where Past Meets Present, Page 426

Based on a political revolt encompassing both Southern Oregon and Northern California. Un happy citizens pushed for the State of Jefferson.

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Angus Bowmer and the Oregon Shakespeare Festival. Where Past Meets Present, Page 368

started in 1934 with an idea from Angus Bowmer the "Oregon Shakespeare Festival" has grown to a world reknown festival.

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