The historic town of Kerby in southwest Oregon between
Selma and Cave Junction along Hwy 199.
Since 1959, the museum has offered exhibits that cover a
wide variety of real life experiences from the Illinois
Valley from the turn of the century. The Kerbyville
Museum displays a fine collection of pioneer artifacts,
presented in an historic turn of the century house.
Of special interest is an exhibit of early day Native
Americans basketry, grinding tools and stones, blankets,
arrow and spear points, pottery and many other
artifacts. This is a colorful display, not to be
overlooked, and to realize, the beautiful colors used
were made from herbs and roots by these Indians of long
The building housing Kerbyville Museum was erected by
Frank Stith in the 1870's. Sucker Creek School District
#41 was organized in 1898 and the log building, built on
William Grimmetts's homestead was named Grimmett School.
This is just one of the many Historical Museums located
Location: 24195 Redwood Hwy
Kerby Oregon 97531