Historic Map - Jacksonville, OR - 1883

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Bird's eye view of Jacksonville and the Rogue River Valley, Oregon 1883. Fred A. Walpole, del. Beck & Pauli, lithographers.

The city of Jacksonville was founded in 1851, following the discovery of gold in the area. The city was the financial capital of Oregon, until it was passed over by the Oregon & Washington Railway. This slowed the economy down considerably, though fortunately many of the buildings in the town had been preserved due to the decrease in population. This resulted in the Historic District of Jacksonville, and was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966 - which covers the entire city limits. This beautiful map provides a look at the beginnings of the city. Complete reference list below.

Features numbered references to the following locations:

  1. St. Mary's (Sisters') Academy
  2. Presbyterian Church
  3. Public School
  4. Court House
  5. Methodist Church
  6. Catholic Church
  7. Slover House
  8. U.S. Hotel
  9. "Sentinel Building"
10. Times Building
11. Masonic Hall
12. Odd Fellows' Hall