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Oregon Cavemen

2016-2-14Oregon Cavemen - Oregon Cavemen Inc of Grants Pass 1/2 As I was pulling off the freeway heading south on Sixth Street last week, I glanced over at the huge Grants Pass Caveman statue in Caveman Park. I recalled Memorial Day of 1971 when the statue was dedicated with former Chief Bighorn, State Senator Debbs Potts on hand for the ceremony.

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More Oregon Treasures Just Waiting to Be Found –

2021-2-24Legend has it that buried in the area is an estimated $50,000 in gold bars and coins. Douglas County – Near the small town of Days Creek, miners were said to have buried pouches of gold nuggets in the late 1800s. The old mining camp sits at the confluence of Days Creek and the South Umpqua River about seven miles northeast of Canyonville.

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More Oregon Treasures Just Waiting to Be Found –

2021-2-24Legend has it that buried in the area is an estimated $50,000 in gold bars and coins. Douglas County – Near the small town of Days Creek, miners were said to have buried pouches of gold nuggets in the late 1800s. The old mining camp sits at the confluence of Days Creek and the South Umpqua River about seven miles northeast of Canyonville.

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Ghost Towns of Oregon

Early 1900s gold mining town on a four-wheel-drive road northeast of Grants Pass and about four miles east of I-5. RICHMOND: Wheeler Co. An 1890s agricultural ghost in the northeastern grasslands, 11 miles east of SH 207 and north of Mitchell. About five miles south of Service.

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Valley Reserve campsites and yurts one day to

Gold Country The hills and streams surrounding the Rogue River Valley were once a rich gold mining region. The state park lies along the Applegate Trail and the 1857 Oregon gold rush. An interpretive kiosk with information on this time period is located in the rest area near the river. Local museums, historic buildings, and reconstructed

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Eight Dollar Mountain : Climbing, Hiking

Eight Dollar Mountain (8$) is located in the Illinois Valley in Southwest Oregon. It sits prominently just west of Hwy 199 (Redwood Highway) about midway between Selma and Cave Junction.The summit of 8$ is an important communications relay station for the Illinois Valley and has several antennas and communications buildings for television, radio, telephone, and emergency

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Camping in Hellgate Recreation Area Rogue WSR

2021-2-20The Hellgate Recreation area begins at the mouth of the Applegate River, about seven miles west of Grants Pass, Oregon. The area features 27 miles of class I and II rapids, 11 boat access facilities, four campgrounds, and numerous undeveloped sites to fish, swim, picnic, camp, sunbathe, watch, photograph nature, and generally enjoy the

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Josephine County, Oregon Mines

Gold mines are the most common mine type, with 841 mines being listed with gold as a primary commodity. Chromium mines are also common, with 530 mines in the database with chromium as a primary commodity. More information on the gold mining districts of Josephine County can be viewed at the Josephine County Oregon Gold Production article.

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Oregon Cavemen

2016-2-14Oregon Cavemen - Oregon Cavemen Inc of Grants Pass 1/2 As I was pulling off the freeway heading south on Sixth Street last week, I glanced over at the huge Grants Pass Caveman statue in Caveman Park. I recalled Memorial Day of 1971 when the statue was dedicated with former Chief Bighorn, State Senator Debbs Potts on hand for the ceremony.

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Oregon's Chinese Heritage: A Legacy of Places:

2020-8-15Gin Lin's Josephine Camp. Gin Lin, a Chinese gold miner, relocated from Jackson County to the gold mining area along the Rogue River near Galice Creek in 1885. He returned to China in 1894 and died there in 1897. Reference: LaLande 1981: 31, 81; U.S.G.S. quadrangle 7.5' series, Galich, Oregon, 1998. Kerbyville Chinese Camp. Kerbyville

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Ghost Towns of the Illinois River Valley

As the mining in that location played out, the town was moved upstream to the mouth of No. Seven Gulch and Althouse Creek in 1876 and was re-named Tigertown. Oregon: End of the Trail tells: Near Althouse is the site of Brownto[w]n, scene of a placer strike that yielded much gold including one nugget valued at $1,200. The forest has reclaimed

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Jacksonville: The First Town

Soon after two prospectors found gold in Rich Gulch, a new mining camp emerged near the gold strike. On January 12, 1852, the Territorial Legislature set apart Jackson County from Lane and Umpqua Counties and named the camp—called Jacksonville— the county seat.

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Oregon Gold Maps

Now zoom in about 20 miles SW of Grant Pass to a little mountain town called Selma Oregon. You can clearly see the active placer (orange) and abandoned placer (green) gold mining claims throughout the area. You are just outside public land in the Siskiyou National Forest.

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Oregon OR Long Term and Year Round

GOLD BEACH RV PARK: RV Park In Town Year Round Unlimited Days 22 $30 Gold Beach RV Park is a quiet 22 site park located just north of Brooking Oregon on hwy 101.Gold Beach RV Park is located downtown Gold Beach so sight seeing and shopping are all within walking of your RV. Visit our website for more informatrion.

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Sailors' Diggings, Oregon and the Triskitt Gang's Lost

2021-2-24The soon to be bustling miners' camp of Sailors' Diggings, Oregon got its start in 1851 after a group of sailors jumped ship in Crescent City, California.Working their way to the northwest they discovered gold near the junction of Josephine and Canyon Creeks, near O'Brien, Oregon.They called their camp Sailors' Diggings.

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Rogue River War of 1855

On February 22, 1856, a Native force, perhaps of people involved in fighting upriver, overwhelmed a volunteer camp near the mouth of the Rogue River. The town of Ellensburg (present-day Gold Beach) and all of the dwellings between the Rogue River and Port Orford were burned, and survivors fled to an improvised fort north of the river. In March

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Sam Brown Horse Camp – NW Horse Trails

Sam Brown Horse Camp, located 29 miles west of Grants Pass, is nestled between steep ridges in the beautiful and historical Briggs Valley. Moderate trails 40+ miles of riding Elevation 2,000 feet The Backstory In the 1850s and 1860s, the Briggs Valley was a hotbed of gold mining activity. The town of Briggs was just down the road from where the horse camp is today. It

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Lone Mountain RV Park

This beautiful RV resort has so much to offer, from the beautiful scenery to natural attractions such as the Oregon Caves National Monument and California Redwoods. They're close to major cities such as Grants Pass, Crescent City, Medford, and Ashland. There's much to do from gold mining to fishing and hiking plus many more options!

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Grants Pass, Oregon Map

#20 Valley of the Rogue State Park Park Updated: 2020-01-08 Valley of the Rogue State Park is a state park in west central Jackson County, Oregon, near Grants Pass and Medford, and is administered by the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department. It lies along the banks of the Rogue River, adjacent to Interstate 5. The park offers a year-round, full-service campground, a

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Where to Find Gold In Oregon

There's gold in Oregon, and this book will help you find it! 144 pages of maps, directions, and tips. Suction Dredges, Recreation Mining Information 131. Gold Placer (Influences on Oregon's,) 36. Granite Creek 133. Grants Pass 34. Grass Creek 70. Grayback Creek 57. Green Creek (Cook and,) USFS Area F 125. Greenhorn Site

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Raft Adventure on the Wild and Scenic Rogue River,

2021-2-17Our trip begins and ends in Grants Pass, Oregon. Grants Pass is bisected by Interstate 5. If you are driving, a quick check using an online map can give you exact driving directions and estimated time. The closest regional airport to Grants Pass is in Medford, 30 miles away. It is serviced by Horizon/Alaska, Allegiant, United, and Delta.

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Sunny Valley RV Park and Campground

We are halfway between the cities of Medford and Roseburg, Oregon. Located only 15 miles north of the charming city of Grants Pass, Oregon, gateway to the mighty Rogue River. The historic Wolf Creek Inn and Golden mining ghost town are only a short 5 mile drive. Grave Creek runs within walking distance of our campground on its path to meet the

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Best Things to Do in Grants Pass, Oregon

Located in the Rogue Valley of Southern Oregon, sunny Grants Pass is a nice base for awesome outdoor experiences, along with great local foods, wines, and microbrews.The Rogue River—which runs 215 miles from the headwaters near Crater Lake National Park to Gold Beach at the Pacific Ocean—has a stretch close to Grants Pass that is officially designated a

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The Secrets of Oregon's Ghost Towns

Southern Oregon. Founded as a mining camp on Coyote Creek amid the 1840s gold rush, Golden benefits from its strong on-site interpretive signs, a charming 1890s church and an uncommonly picturesque setting — even for ghost towns. Golden has four remaining buildings that crumble with time, and the entire town is now on the National Register of

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Ghost Towns of the Illinois River Valley

As the mining in that location played out, the town was moved upstream to the mouth of No. Seven Gulch and Althouse Creek in 1876 and was re-named Tigertown. Oregon: End of the Trail tells: Near Althouse is the site of Brownto[w]n, scene of a placer strike that yielded much gold including one nugget valued at $1,200. The forest has reclaimed

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Want to be a Panner? A Mini Gold Rush is Going on

2020-9-22Family friendly vacations are offered for gold mining including Randall Glen in Leicester, North Carolina where guests can stay in self-serve cabins; Oregon Gold Trips at Grant's Pass where guests lodge in miner's cabins and are treated to three meals a day by Demings Kitchen.

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Programs: NCLS: ORWA: Wild and Scenic Rivers:

2021-2-25From the headwaters near Crater Lake National Park, the Rogue flows 215 miles to the Pacific Ocean at Gold Beach, Oregon. The eighty-four (84) miles of the lower Rogue, beginning 7 miles west of Grants Pass and ending 11 miles east of Gold Beach was one of the original eight rivers included in the Wild and Scenic Rivers Act of 1968.

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