The historical town of Jacksonville is located about seven miles
west of Medford and fifteen miles north of Ashland Oregon.
Jacksonville is one of the most historically significant
communities in the western United States.
Filled with historical landmarks this town offers visitors to share in the experience of a bygone era. Jacksonville is filled specialty shops, cozy inns, museums, fine restaurants and other historic attractions. People from all over come to dine in Rogue Valley's best restaurants still in the original brick and wood.
There are Antique stores, Galleries, Book Stores, any many Boutiques. Jacksonville is Home to the Britt Festival. More than 100 individual buildings are on the National Register or Historic Places. In 1966, the entire town of Jacksonville was designated a National Register of Historic landmark by the U.S. Department of the Interior. There are historic Inns and Bed and Breakfast Inns (most are actual historic landmarks that reflect the mystery and elegance of an earlier era.)
The Museum was disbanded years ago, and is now empty. The former Children's Museum now displays a gallery from the Art Presence Art Center, a non-profit organization under the umbrella of the Arts Council of Southern Oregon. Research Library Hours - Wednesday & Thursday only, 1 - 4:30 pm (check to verify)..