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Until the county seat was moved to Medford the museum building served as the county courthouse. Museum exhibits include a section featuring the works of Peter Britt, as well as exhibits on the history of the Oregon and California Railroad in the Rogue Valley, mining, the Chinese, and Jacksonville history in general.

The town attractions include Jacksonville Children's Museum and a History Store.

Starting on April 14, 2004 the Southern Oregon Historical Society will begin an extensive exhibit change at its Jacksonville Museum.

A long-range plan for SOHS to open a permanent exhibit to represent the history of Native Americans in Southern Oregon

Location: 206 N. 5th Street, Jacksonville Oregon 97530 Telephone 541-773-6536

Other History nearby:
(Jacksonville) Armstrong House
(Jacksonville) B.F. Dowell House
(Jacksonville) Beekman Bank
(Jacksonville) Beekman House
(Jacksonville) Bella Union Restaurant and Saloon
(Jacksonville) Brunner Building


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06/24 Coming to The Jacksonville area
Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
Azalea Festival Brookings OR May24-26 The community-wide festival includes a parade, street fair, art show, car show, flower & quilt shows, breakfasts and BBQ's
Bohemia Mining Days Cottage Grove OR July18-21 Prospectors' breakfast, miners' parade, food booths, gold panning, a pow wow, carnival, kiddie parade, street dance, and more.