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Southern Oregon's John Day: Larger than Life. Where Past Meets Present, Page 248

Local Rancher / world athlele

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The "Greatest" male Southern Oregon Athletes. Where Past Meets Present, Page 251

Various world class athletes from southern Oregon.

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Kyle Singler: One of the Valley's Best Athletes. Where Past Meets Present, Page 255

Kyle Singler: from hi school stand out to National Basketball player.

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The Heyday of Medford Football. Where Past Meets Present, Page 258

A comprehensive history of high school football in southern Oregon.

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Chris Korbulic: Paddling the Globe. Where Past Meets Present, Page 260

Chris Korbulic is a world class kayaker.

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The Chautauqua in Ashland. Where Past Meets Present, Page 265

The Chautauqua movement in Ashland

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Ben Hur Lampman: A Man of the Ages. Where Past Meets Present, Page 268

Ben Hur Lampman reknowned editor, esssayist and Poet Laureate

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Dorland Robinson: The Talented, Young Artist. Where Past Meets Present, Page 271

Miss Robinson is known as a prodigy who accomplished so much in a very short life.

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Edison Marshall. Where Past Meets Present, Page 274

The life and times of Edison Marshall

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Pinto Colvig: Bozo the Clown (and more). Where Past Meets Present, Page 278

Vance "Pinto" Colvig was a local personality that went on to work for Walt Disney.

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Eugene Bennett: Noted Southern Oregon Artist. Where Past Meets Present, Page 281

Eugene Bennett long regarded as the foremost artist in southern Oregon.

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The Holly Theatre. Where Past Meets Present, Page 284

The Holly theatre built in 1930 was one of the pre-eminent theatres in Medford.

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The Craterian. Where Past Meets Present, Page 287

Craterian theatre: Medford's first "Movie Palace"

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Camelot Theatre. Where Past Meets Present, Page 290

Camelot theatre has grown from a converted "feed store" to one of the valleys top performing arts venues.

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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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The Brittt Festival. Where Past Meets Present, Page 295

The Britt Festival: from a small idea to one of the premier summer music festivals in the Pacific Northwest.

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Films made in Southern Oregon. Where Past Meets Present, Page 298

Many feature films, indepentent and made-for-television movies have been shot in southern Oregon.

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Hollywood Lives in Southern Oregon. Where Past Meets Present, Page 301

Southern Oregon is home to people from all walks of life. Including everything from movie stars to rock stars.

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

Bert Webber local photographer, librarian and publisher.

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Lisa Rinna: The Medford Actress who made it. Where Past Meets Present, Page 309

Lisa Rinna from high school actress to Hollywood celebrity.

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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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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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Kim Novak. Where Past Meets Present, Page 318

Marilyn Pauline "Kim" Novak is a well known Hollywood actress and Rogue Valley resident.

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Jim Belushi Comes to Town. Where Past Meets Present, Page 321

Jim Belushi Actor, musician and local supporter of historic preservation projects.

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The Jewel of Lithia Park. Where Past Meets Present, Page 327

Lithia Park is without a doubt the premier city park in Southern Oregon.

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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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Palmerton Park. Where Past Meets Present, Page 333

Palmerton Park was a plant and tree nursery before becoming an arboretum in the city of Rogue River.

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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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The Golden Ghost town of the Valley. Where Past Meets Present, Page 338

The Ghost town of Golden lies east of Wolf Creek in Josephine county.

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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 Hanleys and Hanley Farm. Where Past Meets Present, Page 344

Hanley farm is a historic "working farm" near Jacksonville.

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The Applegate Interpretive Center. Where Past Meets Present, Page 347

Located in Sunny Valley the Applegate Trail Interpretive Center was built as a tribute to the brave souls that used the trail.

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The Wolf Creek Inn. Where Past Meets Present, Page 349

Merchant Henry Smith contracted to have the Inn built in 1883 as a prime stop on the stagecoach trail.

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The Lady of the Woods. Where Past Meets Present, Page 351

Dr Earl Russell Bush is credited with carving the "Lady of the Woods" at Crater Lake.

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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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The Creation of ScienceWorks. Where Past Meets Present, Page 356

Opened in 2002 ScienceWorks is considered one of the country's best small science museums.

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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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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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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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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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Ashland. Where Past Meets Present, Page 375

Ashland Oregon. A beautiful small city in southern Oregon.

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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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Phoenix. Where Past Meets Present, Page 382

Originally Named "Gasburg" after a colorful local citizen. Sylvister M. Waite brought about the change to "Pheonix"

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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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Medford. Where Past Meets Present, Page 387

Property to start Medford was deeded to the railroad.

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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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Eagle Point. Where Past Meets Present, Page 394

James J. Fryer considered to be the "Father of Eagle Point" aquired land on Little Butte Creek in 1852 and the settlement developed around him.

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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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The City of Rogue River. Where Past Meets Present, Page 399

The City of Rogue River has gone by several names over the years. "Tailholt" then Woodville.

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