Beekman House Tours – Victorian Art & Decor

Historic Beekman House: Victorian Art & Décor, From Comfort to Excess

On Saturday, May 20, costumed docents share insights into the evolution of style in the late 1800s through the lens of the Cornelius Beekman family – one of Jacksonville’s wealthiest and most prominent pioneer families. Docents will speak about how, by the late 1800s, the sparsely furnished parlor of pre-Civil War America was supplanted by public rooms crowded with furniture and display items.

Beekman House, 470 E. California Street, Jacksonville, OR

May 20, 12pm-4pm; one-hour tours, beginning every 15 minutes; $5 for adults, $3 for seniors and students.

Free lawn activities feature demonstrations and displays by members of the Artists Workshop of Southern Oregon. For additional information, contact 541-245-3650,, or visit HJI’s website at


Related Post


What’s Happening in Jacksonville this Week

DANCIN  Celebrates their 5th Anniversary with a special tasting flight on Thursday, Beekman Bank Tours start on Thursday and the Farmers Ma...


Jacksonville – the Heart of the...

Wine lovers can embrace Jacksonville, Oregon as the Heart of the Southern Oregon Wine Region. With over 100 wineries, this region is establ...


Trolley Tours Running for 2017 with...

Jacksonville, Oregon –  Jacksonville’s Trolley Tours began running for extended weekends in May with a few changes.  There is a new lo...