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2010 

The Hugo Ladies Club – Hugo, Oregon The Hugo Ladies Club was next on our Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program. Back in 1883, the area was only known as "Gravel Pit," and it was a "flag station" for the railroad; which meant it was not a scheduled stop, but you coul...
07/31/2010
Oregon Caves National Monument Now we're getting deeper into the Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program at the Oregon Caves National Monument. Elijah Davidson is credited with having first discovered the cave when his dog Bruno chased a bear inside the cave in 1874. ...
07/31/2010
The Chateau at Oregon Caves National Monument Continuing our visit to The Chateau at Oregon Caves National Monument for the Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program. This magnificent six story beauty was built to span a gorge and mountain stream at the Oregon  Caves Na...
07/30/2010
Ghosts In Southern Oregon's National Monument! As part of the Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program, we visited the Oregon Caves National Monument. Before we could even begin the cave tour, we became sidetracked by another sighting of an apparition in the Chateau! S...
07/29/2010
Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" - Barnstormers Theatre - Grants Pass, Oregon The Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program led us to the Barnstormers Theatre in Grants Pass. Susan Russell, the Managing Director, conducted our introduction to G...
07/25/2010
Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" - Daily Courier - Grants Pass, Oregon The Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program continues; The Daily Courier story is so fascinating that is deserves a follow up:  That's why they called him "Boss!"  Amos Ea...
07/24/2010
Josephine County Historical Society's “Passport To History” - Daily Courier – Grants Pass, Oregon   Today is another, and a very important stop in the Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program.  The Daily Courier is an exceptional, locally owned newspaper, and the source...
07/24/2010
History Recolored - The Grants Pass Post Office - Oregon The Grants Pass Post Office just had its' historic murals repainted. First done in 1938, they had lost a lot of their color, but now they are again restored to a beautiful history honoring our pioneers. We're proud of our rich history, and ...
07/23/2010
It's The "Fishing" Climate - Grants Pass, Oregon    Zane Grey and Clark Gable were right! The fish caught  in the "Wild and Scenic" Rogue River do taste better! A lot of fishing enjoyment of course is in the catching! Just being out on the breathtaking, "Wild and Scenic" Rogue River is enjoyment ...
07/23/2010
Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" - Riverside Park - Grants Pass, Oregon We continued our Josephine County Historical Society's "Passport To History" program by visiting Riverside Park in Grants Pass. After having lunch on the patio at the Taprock Grill, on the other sid...
07/21/2010
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