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July 2019

Summer Tours of Beekman Bank!

July 17 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until September 2, 2019

C.C. Beekman Bank, Corner of California and N 3rd Street
Jacksonville, OR United States
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$3

We are pleased to announce that an “Access History” grant from the Jackson County Cultural Coalition will allow Historic Jacksonville, Inc. to open the historic C.C. Beekman Bank to the public again this summer.  “Banking hours” are 11am to 4pm, Friday through Monday, from May 25 through September 2. The Bank, located at the corner of California and North 3rd streets, is the oldest financial institution in the Pacific Northwest and has been preserved as a museum since Cornelius Beekman locked the…

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“Behind the Counter” at the Beekman Bank

July 19 - July 22
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An event every week that begins at 3:00am on Friday, repeating until August 31, 2019

C.C. Beekman Bank, Corner of California and N 3rd Street
Jacksonville, OR United States
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Established as a gold dust office in 1856, the Bank saw over $40 million cross its counters during Jacksonville's heyday--equivalent to over $1billion today!  The current structure has been preserved intact since Cornelius Beekman locked the doors in 1912.  Guests are invited to step behind the counter, look in drawers, view old stage schedules, enter the vault, and learn about 19th Century banking practices.  The bank is located at 110 W. California Street in Jacksonville (the corner of California and…

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Walking History Tour

July 20 @ 10:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

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“Walk through History” visits government and commercial buildings, fraternal lodges, and homes that capture the stories of Jacksonville’s National Historic Landmark District and the people who transformed a gold rush town into Southern Oregon’s 19th Century social, governmental, and commercial hub.  The tour leaves from Jacksonville’s “Courthouse Square” (“New City Hall”) on North 5th Street between West C and D streets.  And it’s FREE!

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19th Century Family Life Tours

July 20 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 31, 2019

Historic Beekman House, 470 E California St
Jacksonville, OR United States
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Tours highlight upper class 19th Century lifestyle, changes brought about by the Industrial Revolution, and Victorian architectural and design innovations with costumed docents adapting the tours to guests' areas of interest.  These half hour tours begin every 20 minutes between 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. at the 1873 Beekman House, located at 470 E. California Street in Jacksonville, and provide insights into upper class Jacksonville lifestyle during the late 1800s.

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August 2019

Haunted History Tour

August 7 @ 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 7 of the month, repeating until September 6, 2019

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$5

Four tours and two tour routes are offered each night.  Both tour routes feature haunted houses, but the 7 and 7:30 p.m. “Courthouse Tour” shares tales of brothels, epidemics, and hangings; the slightly more strenuous 7:15 and 7:45 p.m. “Britt Hill Tour” focuses on arson, saloons, and Oregon’s first Chinatown.

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Demonstration Garden Tours

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
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One event on July 10, 2019 at 9:30am

One event on August 14, 2019 at 9:30am

North Mountain Park, 620 N Mountain Ave
Ashland, OR United States
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Soak up the sights and sounds of summer while learning about the gardens at North Mountain Park with volunteer docents and master gardeners. Please register online or call the NMP Nature Center at 541-488-6606. WHO: Garden and history lovers WHAT: Get a tour of the herb, heirloom, butterfly and reptile gardens at NMP INSTRUCTOR: Led by a NMP expert garden volunteer

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Demonstration Garden Tour

August 14 @ 9:30 am - 10:30 am
North Mountain Park Nature Center, 620 North Mountain Avenue
Ashland, OR 97520 United States
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Soak up the sights and sounds of summer while learning about the gardens at North Mountain Park with volunteer docents and master gardeners. Please register online or call the NMP Nature Center at 541.488.6606.  WHO: Garden and history lovers WHAT: Get a tour of the herb, heirloom, butterfly and reptile gardens at NMP INSTRUCTOR: Led by a NMP expert garden volunteer

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