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Bibliography of Ashland, Oregon
Ashland, Oregon Children's Literature
Links to Oregon Tourism and Preservation
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Bibliography of Ashland, Oregon

Ambrose, Stephen E. Nothing Like It In The World: The Men Who Built The Transcontinental Railroad, 1863-1869. New York: Simon & Schuster, 2000.

Atwood, Kay. Mill Creek Journal: Ashland, Oregon, 1850-1860. Ashland, OR: Kay Atwood, 1987.

Brubaker, Edward. Golden Fire: The Anniversary Book of the Oregon Shakespearean Festival. Ashland, OR: Oregon Shakespearean Festival Association, 1985.

Davidson, Janelle. Ashland, An Oregon Oasis: An Oregon Documentary. Medford, OR: Webb Research Group Publishers, 1995.

Fanselow, Julie. Traveling the Oregon Trail (Traveler's Guide to the Oregon Trail). Helena, MT: Falcon Press Pub., 1997.

Lundin, Jane. All About Ashland: A Guide to the Oregon Shakespearean Festival and Southern Oregon. Berkeley, CA: Ten Speed Press, 1988.

O'Harra, Marjorie. Ashland, The First 130 Years. Ashland, OR: Northwest Passages Publishing Company,1986.

Solomon, Brian. Southern Pacific Railroad (Railroad Color History). Motorbooks International, 1999.

Strom, Ora. Ashland Cemeteries. Medford, OR: Rogue Valley Genealogical Society, 1990.

Webber, Bert & Margie. Railroading in Southern Oregon and The Founding of Medford. Fairfield, WA: Galleon Press, 1985.

Ashland, Oregon Children's Books

Isaacs, Sally Senzell. Life On The Oregon Trail. Chicago: Heinemann Library, 2001.

Nesbit, Edith. Best of Shakespeare, The. New York: Oxford University Press, 1997.

Steedman, Scott. A Frontier Fort On The Oregon Trail. New York: P. Bedrick Books, 1993.

Thompson, Kathleen. Oregon (Portrait of America, Revised Edition). Milwaukee, WI: Raintree Publishers, 1985.

Links to Oregon Tourism and Preservation

City of Ashland
The city's official website offers information about the city, its government, advisory boards (including the Historic Commission), news, weather, and links to other community websites.

Ashland Chamber of Commerce
A comprehensive website covering Ashland from its rich past to its cutting-edge present, including cultural and recreational attractions.

Oregon Shakespeare Festival
The Festival website presents current and comprehensive information about the plays, the company, educational programs, membership and news to enhance the playgoers' experience in Ashland.

A Taste of Ashland
The non-profit Ashland Gallery Association hosts this annual event, many of the galleries are located in Ashland's historic buildings.

Oregon State Historic Preservation Office
Assists the people of Oregon in identifying, studying, evaluating, preserving, protecting, and interpreting the state's significant historic resources.

Oregon Tourism Commission
The state's official website for tourism offers information on lodging and reservations, activities, a calendar of events, and the ability to plan a vacation. The site divides the state into six regions to highlight local communities and attractions .

Southern Oregon Historical Society
The Southern Oregon Historical Society's website is a resource for up-to-date information about educational and entertaining programs, sites and exhibits and the society's other services, including a research library, publications and community outreach.

Jacksonville, Oregon
Travel virutally to Ashland's neighboring town of historical interest.

Rogue River-Siskiyou National Forest
Situated in the Siskiyou and Cascade mountain ranges, this national forest's website provides information on Rogue River's natural resources, forest planning and recreational activities, including hiking trails.

Oregon Caves National Monument
Located in Cave Junction, OR, this national park features three hiking trails through the forest above ground and an active marble cave below. The website lists hours, fees, facilities and directions.

Shakespeare Festivals in US
The Institute of Outdoor Drama at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill maintains this comprehensive list of Shakespeare festivals held nationwide.

National Trust for Historic Preservation
Learn about the programs of and membership in the oldest national non-profit preservation organization.

National Park Service Office of Sustainable Tourism
National parks have been interwoven with tourism from their earliest days. This website highlights the ways in which the NPS promotes and supports sustainable, responsible, informed, and managed visitor use through cooperation and coordination with the tourism industry.

National Scenic Byways Program
This website, maintained by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, includes information on state and nationally designated byway routes throughout America based on their archeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. Visit the America’s Byways Myrtle Creek-Canyonville Tour Route website for more ideas.

Links to Historic Places Featured in this Itinerary

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