History Saturday in Jacksonville Cemetery

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June 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am


Jacksonville Historic Cemetery Talks and Tours – ​May through August 2018

This unique program was first offered in 2011, and continues to be very popular with locals and visitors alike. Each year we offer new topics that we are sure you will find fun, interesting and informative. The talk, followed by a short walking tour, starts promptly at 10:00 a.m. and takes approximately 90 minutes to complete.


DATES AND FEATURED PROGRAM TOPICS – Please note: Program Topics will be announced early in the New Year.

May 12 – Pioneer Brides, To Love and Cherish  

June 9 – 1843 – 2018, The 175th Anniversary of the Oregon Trail   

July 14 – Native Americans, The Rogue Valley’s First Residents 

August 11 – History of Orchards and Vineyards in Southern Oregon

Some walking is involved in History Saturday Tours, so be sure to wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Tours and/or topics may not be suitable for children. Please meet your Docents at the Sexton’s Tool House at the top of Cemetery Road. Parking is available within the cemetery grounds.

No advance registration is required and while the tours are free, donations are greatly appreciated and help to support our educational programs, as well as on-going cemetery restoration and preservation work.

For more information, call 541 826-9939 or email info@friendsjvillecemetery.org. Wheelchair accessible by prior arrangements.

To request and arrange for a group tour at other times, please call 541 826-9939 or email us at: info@friendsjvillecemetery.org