History Week Events


162; Sunday, 2 p.m. &

Ashland Historic Commissioner and historian Terry Skibby will lead a tour of the Ashland Cemetery, which is on the National Register of Historic Places. The cemetery dates back to 1860 and was used until 1910. Meet at the Morton Street entrance. Allow — 1/2 hours.


162; Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. &

Artifacts from Southern Oregon University and U.S. Forest Service archaeological collections will be on display at the Community Development and Engineering Services Building, 51 Winburn Way.


162; Tuesday, 2 p.m. &

Skibby will lead a walking tour of the historic downtown Plaza and will relate interesting stories about the early development of downtown Ashland. Meet on the Plaza and allow — 1/2 hours.


162; Wednesday, 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. &

The Ashland Memorial Mausoleum will be open for self-guided tours.

Built in 1924, the Egyptian-style mausoleum features double-leaf bronze doors, marble work in the interior and a stained glass window. It is located on the east side of Highway 66 and Normal Avenue.


162; Thursday, noon &

Mayor John Morrison will present the Ashland Historic Preservation Awards to recognize the commitment of local citizens to historic preservation and the protection of cultural resources. The ceremony is in Pioneer Hall, 71 Winburn Way.

For the latest updates on any added events, or for more information, visit the city of Ashland's Web site at or call 488-5305.

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