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29419 Ellensburg, P.O. Box 1598     Gold Beach Oregon 97444     541 247 9396  |  email  

Our Place in the Scheme of Things

Historical societies provide a vital link in preserving histories of pioneer families. To that end, we hope to provide information to researchers with ties to this pristine and remote corner of paradise.

Through the years many notable people have passed through the county, some took up residence. These pages tell their stories, and the stories of the men and women who created the county we know and love.

Surrounding County Resources

Oregon: Jackson County, Josephine County, Douglas County, Coos County
California: Del Norte County, Siskiyou County

Legends & Lore

The Woodman Nugget Tom
The Lost City Arch Rock
The Vault The Shootout
Justice on The Beach  


Mauritz Fritsche Ruby Purdin
Captain Ord Was Ord Roayalty
Hathaway Jones Lizzie Cunliff
The Wakeman's "Bullhide" Moore
Frank Colvin, the Mailman Hugho Mayer
C. Smith/R. Rissio The Geisel's
Hattie Hogue Gust Scheidau

Curry Historical Society has many obituaries on file, many are listed in a data base by name. Please call the museum for current rates for obituary research and copies. 541 247 9396

Curry Historical Musuem
Visitor Hours

Sunday       CLOSED
Monday       CLOSED
Tuesday       10 AM to 4 PM
Wednesday       10 AM to 4 PM
Thursday       10 AM to 4 PM
Friday       10 AM to 4 PM
Saturday       10 AM to 4 PM

Adults $2.00     Children under 16 $ .50
Closed during the month of January

This site is sponsored by:

Freeman Marine

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