Lane County: A Sense of Place.
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| Covered wagon on display at the museum
The Museum's nitrate negative historical photography collection is now online. Click to browse our collection now. You can search to find ancestors, to aid research, or just to enjoy images of the past. The online database is a work in progress, so check back often for additional images.
The Museum has on display an Oregon Trail Exhibition, Historic Vehicles, Period Rooms, a children's area, early crafts and historic photographs of Lane County. Be sure to see the Lane County Clerk's Building. This National Register Site is the oldest building in Lane County (1853) and is located outside on the south side of the museum building.
Our current exhibit is Oregon Trail Cutoff Fever
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Image of the Month
Lowell Region, Students pose outside Rush Island School, located up the Middle Fork of the Willamette River from Lowell, probably near the Southern Pacific Company’s railroad stop called Landax. (School has also been identified as Landax School.) . Exterior. View of 1-room schoolhouse with unpainted, vertical board siding. Dog in foreground, right; forested slope in background. One of the students pictured is donor Hallie Hills Huntington (not specified as to which child is her).
Photograph at the top of this page: Members of the first round-the-world flight team visit Eugene's Municipal Airport, 18th Avenue and Chambers, with their bi-planes. Six crewmembers and several aviation personnel pose with early automobile. - Catalog Number: GN4646
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