Our Jackson County Oregon History Page

Welcome to the Jackson County, Oregon History Home Page. We decided to host this page due to our vast interest in Ashland History and our genealogical connection to one of it's founding father's, Abel Helman. As we begin this page, many of the links and most of the information is on and about Ashland. This is because it was what we had researched. We will be adding more information, as we find it, for the rest of the county, so please bear with us. We certainly don't mean to exclude the rest of the wonderful county. We made our first trip to southern Oregon in June and were deeply impressed by the beauty and climate of the entire area. Any additions to this page would certainly be welcome.

Cities & towns in Jackson county: Ashland, Medford, Butte Falls, Prospect, Eagle Point, Trail, Shady Cove, Jacksonville, Phoenix, Talent, Central Point, Ruch, Rogue River, Applegate, Gold Hill, Murphy, Williams, White City, Lakecreek

Oregon State Archives Southern Oregon PAF Users Group
Medford Mail Tribune Oregon Genealogical Society Southern Oregon Historical Society Historical Gazette
Southern Oregon Vacation Guide
Cemeteries in Jackson County Jacksonville, Oregon Depot 1895

Poem written by Jay Eugene Niles as a Tribute to Abel about
the beginnings of Ashland, Oregon
Notes of Genealogical Interest From Abel Helman's Journal
February 1883- July 1892
Lots of names of people from Ashland, Oregon
Bathing Ghosts - Story of the Helman Bath's in Ashland, Oregon
History of Lithia Park in Ashland, Oregon
City of Ashland History
Muster Roll of Company A 1st Reg. 1st Brig. Oregon Volunteer Militia
Also known as the
Mountain Rangers
Story of the Old Flour Mill, Ashland Oregon 1909
Ashland Home Page The Ashland Gazette
Local Brevities Ashland Tidings April 4, 1879 Tiles tell 370 Helman school stories
Hills to Oregon - New! Welcome To Ashland, OR
City of Ashland Early Ashland Postcards
A History of Lithia Park  

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Last Updated March 27, 2007