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THOSE WHO PRESERVE THE PAST, AND THOSE WHO DESTROY THE FUTURE: The Tragedy of the Southern Oregon Historical Society | Cascadia Underground
PRESERVING LOCAL HISTORY The Southern Oregon Historical Society had humble beginnings, forming in 1946, in response to a proposal to tear down the old courthouse in Jacksonville, Oregon. In 1966, they led a successful effort to make the entire town of Jacksonville one of the first officially designated National Historic Districts. For decades Jacksonville (and …