Welcome!

OUR MISSION: to make history come alive by collecting, preserving, and sharing the stories and artifacts of our common heritage.

The Southern Oregon Historical Society was established in 1946. Our properties include Hanley Farm in Central Point, the Research Library in Medford, and a large collection of Southern Oregon artifacts. 



Women of the Land Exhibit
May 16th thru August 2nd 
Rogue Valley Mall








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Living History Days

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Farm to Table Origins Dinner

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https://sites.google.com/a/sohs.org/sohs/research/library


https://sites.google.com/a/sohs.org/sohs/hanley-farm


http://www.sohs.org/research/collection/artifact-collections


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