Spanish navigators were the first to explore the North American Pacific Coast, beginning fifty years after Columbus discovered the western continents. Sebastian Vizciano saw this cape in 1603 and named it after the patron saint of the day of his . . . — — Map (db m113292) HM
1877 .4 miles up this creek
R.D. Hume started the
first fish hatchery
1906 Frank Colvin Mgr.
1.6 million fish released.
1926 The state took over the hatchery
1935 The state closed the hatchery
1939 Bob Knox bought . . . — — Map (db m150606) HM
Gold discovered on the beaches at the mouth of Rogue River in the mid-1800s brought miners here; resulted in the Rogue River Indian Wars of 1855-56.
Prattsville, Ellensburg, officially becoming Gold Beach in 1890.
In the 60’s returns from . . . — — Map (db m113220) HM
Gold Beach Ranger Station constructed 1936–37 placed on the National Register of Historic Places April 8, 1986 The nine original buildings on this site were designed by W.I. Turner and constructed by Civilian Conservation Corps . . . — — Map (db m113206) HM
In 1876 Mr. R.D. Hume of Astoria, Oregon, decided to move his commercial salmon fishing, processing and shipping business to the mouth of the Rogue River. Mr. Hume anticipated huge profits due to the large run of "King" Salmon which entered the . . . — — Map (db m73202) HM
(Rogue River Bridge)
Completed January 21, 1932 and dedicated In Memory to the Governor of Oregon Isaac Lee Patterson (1926-died in office 1929)
1932.... The bridge was considered the most advanced concrete . . . — — Map (db m113391) HM