The goal of the Historical Society is to preserve the history of the City of Myrtle Creek and the surrounding communities in the 97457 Zip Code area.

January meeting reminder


The next meeting of the Myrtle Creek Historical Society is this Friday, January 26th, at 2 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.

Among other things, on the agenda will be discussion of articles to include in the Pioneer Days publication for 2018, payment of membership dues for 2018 and historical research tips.

All meetings are open to the public. You do not have to be a member of Historical Society to attend. Everyone is welcome!

The Historical Society meets regularly on the 4th Friday each month at Myrtle Creek City Hall (except in December). If the 4th Friday lands on a holiday weekend, the meeting will be held a week earlier.

2018 calendars

Melody Mountain Barn...popular dancehall in Tri-City

There's still some 2018 calendars
 of vintage photos published by the Myrtle Creek Historical Society available for purchase. This year's theme is businesses along Hwy 99 between City of Myrtle Creek and Gazley Road in the 1940s, 50s and 60s.

Calendars may be purchased for $15 at MSK Building Supply (Del's), MSK Hardware, Dr Goodwin's, Goodog Bakery, Myrtle Creek City Hall or from Darrell Bangs.

Businesses featured include:  Del's Bldg Supply, TriCity Texaco & Motel, Ford's Restaurant & Motel, Tri-City Drive-in Market, Midway Auto Service, Dale's Garage, Melody Mountain Barn, Ireland Trucking, Bob's Drive-In,  Paroz Motel, Tri-City Tavern, Tri-City Drive-in Theater, Nickel Bowl, Umpqua Auto Camp.

November meeting reminder

The next meeting of the Myrtle Creek Historical Society is this Friday, Nov.17th, at 2 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. A week earlier than usual due to. Thanksgiving,

Among other things, on the agenda will be discussion of articles to include in the Pioneer Days publication for 2018.

All meetings are open to the public. You do not have to be a member of Historical Society to attend. Everyone is welcome!

The Historical Society meets regularly on the 4th Friday each month at Myrtle Creek City Hall (except in December). If the 4th Friday lands on a holiday weekend, the meeting will be held a week earlier.

Turkeys from the Ermel Briggs ranch, located on Gazley Road
between Myrtle Creek and Canyonville ca 1920.

2018 Calendars are here!

2018 Calendar of Vintage Photos
The 2018 calendar of vintage photos published by the Myrtle Creek Historical Society is currently available for purchase. This year's theme is businesses along Hwy 99 south of the City.

Businesses featured include:  Del's Bldg Supply, TriCity Texaco & Motel, Ford's Restaurant & Motel, Tri-City Drive-in Market, Midway Auto Service, Dale's Garage, Melody Mountain Barn, Ireland Trucking, Bob's Drive-In,  Paroz Motel, Tri-City Tavern, Tri-City Drive-in Theater, Nickel Bowl, Umpqua Auto Camp.

Calendars may be purchased for $15 at MSK Building Supply (Del's), MSK Hardware, Dr Goodwin's, Goodog Bakery, Myrtle Creek City Hall or from Darrell Bangs.

🎅  Calendars are a great gift under $20!




Meeting this Friday

Do you remember The Curve?

The next meeting of the Myrtle Creek Historical Society is this Friday, Oct 27, at 2 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers. Among other things, on the agenda will be discussion of articles to include in the Pioneer Days publication for 2018. 

All meetings are open to the public. You do not have to be a member of Historical Society to attend. Everyone is welcome!

The Historical Society meets regularly on the 4th Friday each month at Myrtle Creek City Hall (except in December). If the 4th Friday lands on a holiday weekend, such as the Friday after Thanksgiving, the meeting will be held a week earlier, on the third Friday of the month.

September meeting

2018 CALENDARS ON SALE
Did you miss the Historical Society meeting yesterday? The Historical Society meets at 2PM on the 4th Friday at Myrtle Creek City Hall...each month (except for December).  If the 4th Friday lands on a holiday weekend, such as the Friday after Thanksgiving, the meeting will be held a week earlier, on the third Friday of the month.  I'll try to post a meeting reminder here each month.

Among the things discussed at the meeting was the fact that a shipment of the new 2018 calendars will be arriving around October 2nd. The theme for the vintage photographs included in the 2018 calendar is businesses along Hwy 99 south of the City....Tri-City to Surprise Valley....in the 1940s, 50s and 60sz. The cover features Del's Building Supply.  Calendars are available for $15 each, as usual (Historical Society members receive a $5 discount).

August meeting

Preview of 2018 calendar cover

The next meeting of the Myrtle Creek Historical Society is this Friday, Aug 25, at 2 p.m. in the City Hall Council Chambers.

Among other things, on the agenda will be discussion of the 2018 calendar. Theme for 2018 is "Business Route 99 from Tri City to Surprise Valley when Tourism Boomed During 40s, 50s & 60s".  We'll also discuss 2019 calendar and other potential fundraisers.