Southern Oregon’s Chinese Heritage

Digging Jacksonville: Archaeology Showcases Southern Oregon’s Chinese Heritage

Tales from the Collection is an on-going series of historical stories and talks presented at the SOHS History Center. At the January 23 Tales from the Collection event, Archaeologist Chelsea Rose presents SOHS objects and findings from Southern Oregon University’s archaeological digs to describe the daily life of Chinese workers in Jacksonville, Oregon, in the 1890s. Following the presentation, the SOHS library and archives will be open for free research. January 23, Admission: FREE! 106 N. Central Avenue, Medford. Presentation: 10am-12pm; Library & Archives: 12pm-2pm. For more information, call 541-773-6536, ext. 203, or email This event complements and extends the Society’s 2016 annual exhibit, Courage in the Golden Valley: Southern Oregon Chinese History, February 6 – April 17, at the Rogue Valley Mall.