Today’s Featured Blog…In Cahoots With Muddy Boots!

in cahoots with muddy boots

Until this spring, I had only passed through Jacksonville once before. I don’t remember much of it, except that the town seemed to appear in the review mirror before I could blink. Add to this that it’s a bit out of the way from the major thoroughfare and it can easily be overlooked! If you were to get out a map of Oregon, you’d find this quaint, incredibly friendly town about 5 miles southwest of Medford and just a little north of the California border.

Jacksonville has a rich, interesting history dating back to the wild and crazy days of the gold rush. The town was founded in the mid 1800s, and was at one point the largest town in Oregon. By the late 1800s, all the gold had been found, the railway was bypassing the town and life slowed down. What was left were a large number of beautiful…

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