Woodville Museum – Rogue River, Oregon

Mary is no longer available for RV traveling, but we remain good friends.
Because we have 4,000+ postings, I’ve invited her to continue posting entries on this blog.
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Yesterday I drove the motorhome 80 miles from Winston to Wimer, Oregon.


Today’s subject…


Along the way I stopped at the Woodville Museum in Rogue River, Oregon. Rouge River was originally named Tailholt.


The Tailholt Legend…

In the early days, gold seekers forded the Rogue River, often swimming across by holding onto the tail of their horse.


Woodville: In 1872, John Woods built the first framed house in the area. It served as a stage stop, post office and rooming house. Soon there emerged a thriving community commonly called “Woodville”.


Rogue River: It wasn’t until 1912 that the community was incorporated as a city and officially named Rogue River.


Here are some of the photos that I took along the way yesterday…



As always you may left click upon an image to see an enlarged view and then click once again to see an even larger view…





Most of yesterday’s drive was on Interstate Highway through the mountains of Southern Oregon…






In Rogue River, I found a trio of seasonal photo ops…
















Then on to the Woodville Museum…































To see the other 23 photos that I took, click this link…






I’ve stopped in Rogue River a number of times in recent years, yet have never shown you the river. The first photo is the bridge crossing the river looking south…






The river looking west…






Bridge details…






The river looking east…






You can read all about Rogue River, by clicking this link…






After finishing my business in Rogue River, I drove the 13 miles to Mary’s home in Wimer. She asked me to pick up a rug and bring it to her home in Murphys, California…where I’ll arrive in several days.












There is no Internet signal at Mary’s place. Had to wait until I got back into Rogue River to publish this late blog posting.




I’ll depart here later this morning.





I hope you enjoyed the photos!

Yesterday was cloudy with some rain and 47 degrees. Forecast for today is cloudy with a shower and 57 degrees.

Enjoying nice weather is another joy in the life of a full-time RVer!

The red dot on the below map shows my approximate location in the State of Oregon. You may double left-click the map to make it larger…


Enjoying 65-75 degree temperatures with low humidity most of the year is a primary joy in the RVing lifestyle!

“Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance you must keep moving”…Albert Einstein


My current travel rig is a 2006 Fleetwood 26′ Class A Motorhome and a towed 1986 Ford Bronco II, Eddie Bauer Model. This photo was taken in the desert at Slab City near Niland, California…


On October 27, 2012, I created a two-minute video titled America The Beautiful. The music America The Beautiful is by Christopher W. French. The photos, which I randomly selected, are from the states of Arizona, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Mississippi, Montana, New Mexico, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Texas, Tennessee, Washington and West Virginia (not shown in that order)…are mine. Yup, That’s me standing in front of the Post Office in Luckenbach, Texas…Y’all!

Click this link to start the video. Make sure you have your speakers turned on and go to full screen asap.

If you would like to see my YouTube videos, click this link… http://www.youtube.com/user/JimJ1579/videos

There are more than 700 photo albums in my Picasa Web Albums File. To gain access, you simply have to click this link… https://get.google.com/albumarchive/110455945462646142273?source=pwa

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All original works copyrighted – Jim Jaillet 2016

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2 thoughts on “Woodville Museum – Rogue River, Oregon

  1. Always great posts and fun reading.

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