Beekman House 1932 Living History Tour

JACKSONVILLE, OR – You may think that life is difficult in 2017, but other generations had their challenges, too!  Historic Jacksonville, Inc. provides a glimpse into Southern Oregon life during the Great Depression of 1932 with this year’s last Beekman House Museum Living History tours on Saturday,  September 23.

Interact with Beekman family members, relatives and friends!  Ben and Carrie Beekman The adult children of Cornelius and Julia Beekman, the most prominent and wealthy of Jacksonville’s pioneers, along with the help of family and friends, are closing up their 1873 Jacksonville home, going through family belongings, commenting on current affairs, and sharing memories of life in the late 1800s.

Join them at Noon, 1:30 or 3pm at 470 E. California Street in Jacksonville.  Admission: $8, adults; $5, seniors/students.  For reservations or additional information, contact 541-245-3650 or

New York Governor Franklin Roosevelt is running for President.  Groucho Marx is on the radio.  Miners are digging up Jacksonville streets in hopes of finding any residual gold. Hobos are hoping for hand outs.


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