Started in 1993, the Umpqua Discovery Center is a partnership between the city of Reedsport and volunteers to make an interactive museum that teaches people about the history of the ar
From Hippy to Hip at the Portland Saturday Market
By Bonnie Caton
Long before the first Euro-American emigrants trekked westward, this road was a trail used by the Takelma and Shasta Peoples as a trade route.
This portion of the southwest Oregon is homeland to the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Indians. They thrived here for thousands of years before contact with Euro-Americans.
The narrow gorge of Canyon Creek has long served as a travel corridor. Native Americans likely trekked this canyon for thousands of years.
The story of the Cow Creek Band of Umpqua Tribe of Indians is a tale of perseverance and strong recovery in the face of great loss. Epidemics and hostilities with miners let to large population declines.
Pioneer, statesman, philosopher. Leader of migration to Oregon in 1843. Leader of Provisional Government of Oregon in 1844-1849. First Surveyor General in 1844.
America's First Transcontinental Automobile Race
The pass located east of here through the Cascade Range was once called Wiley Pass after Andrew Wiley.
A TOWN WITH ANCIENT BEGINNINGS AND MANY NAMES
SITE OF THE CANTONMENT WHERE THESE DIVISIONS TRAINED DURING WORLD WAR II.