Access historic periodicals, browse books on Oregon’s history, and learn about our unique history in southern Oregon.
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A pictorial history of highway 99: the scenic routeCarole MacRobert Steele
Fire at my FeetClay Dickerson
Grandma Says: Wake up, world!Agnes Baker Pilgram
Grants PassJoan Momsen
Grants Pass: The golden yearsPercy T. Booth
Josephine CountyMargaret LaPlante
Josephine County memories: a pictorial history from the 1800s through the 1960sGrants Pass Daily Courier
Oregon Then & NowBenjamin Gifford
Rogue RiverCheryl Martin Sund
Sundown towns: a hidden dimension of American racismJames W. Loewen
The story of EugeneLucia W. Moore
The streets of Grants Pass, Oregon 2014Joan Momsen
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Did you know that Josephine County is home to more than 400 historic buildings? Search the Oregon Historic Sites Database to learn more.
Josephine County Historical Society
Experience stories and artifacts from Josephine County’s past.Learn more
Southern Oregon Historical Society
Explore the stories and artifacts of our common heritage.learn more
The Museum at Warm Springs
Experience the sounds, craftsmanship, and sights of the rich cultures that make up the Confederated Tribes of The Warm Springs Reservation of Oregon.
High Desert Museum
Discover the natural world and cultural history of the High Desert through artful exhibits, alluring animals, engaging programs and meaningful history.
Tamástslikt Cultural Institute
Immerse yourself in the history, culture and hospitality of the people who have lived on this land for more than 10,000 years.