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SOHS 2022 Volunteer Recognition

On October 13 SOHS acknowledged the dedication and commitment of our incredible volunteers with a celebration in their honor. Click on the names to read more about these amazing supporters…

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Monthly Miscellany: October Edition

Here’s where we share stories, events and interesting tidbits you may have missed in the last month. Get social with SOHS This Facebook post about the test program Apple brought…

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11th Annual Scarecrow Festival

Thanks to everyone who attended SOHS Hanley Farm’s Annual Scarecrow Festival. Thanks to each of you, it was a super success! About the festival, one volunteer shared several happy moments, including: A…

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Michael Hanley IV and the Mitchell Wagon

In October Southern Oregon Historical Society had a very special visitor; we welcomed Michael Hanley IV, great-grandson of Michael Finley Hanley, one of Jackson County’s early settlers whose family played…

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From the Collection: Veteran’s Day

Did you know that no matter the day of the week, Veteran’s Day always falls on the 11th day of the 11th month? The enduring timing of this federal holiday…

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November Windows in Time

Remarkable Women in Southern Oregon History with Anna Sloan Women have long been making history in Southern Oregon. In this talk, Dr. Anna Sloan will highlight the stories of just…

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SOHS Endorsed for $500,000 Capital Construction Grant from the State

The Southern Oregon Historical Society is one of 17 out of 35 applicants being endorsed by the CulturalAdvocacy Coalition of Oregon (CACO) for an Oregon State Legislature Cultural Resources EconomicFund…

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SOHS Receives National Grant to Preserve Historic Film

The National Film Preservation Foundation, created in 1966 by the U.S. Congress to help save the nation’s film heritage, has announced a grant award to the Southern Oregon Historical Society…

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