Linkville Cemetery tour offered July 21

Linkville Cemetery tour offered July 21

A walking tour of Linkville Cemetery will be offered at 6 p.m. Sunday, July 21, by the Klamath County Historical Society. Society members will discuss about a dozen early-day residents of Klamath County who are buried in the cemetery.

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Klamath Heritage: Honoring our Military

Klamath Heritage: Honoring our Military

Klamath County Museum's Photo of the Week for May 26, 2019, shows a military color guard leading a parade on Main Street in Klamath Falls in this undated photo. The vintage automobiles, the large number of men in uniform, and the two soldiers depicted in the Wonder Bread advertisement on the billboard, suggest the photo was probably taken not long after the U.S. entered World War II.

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Klamath Heritage: Feeding Bears at Crater Lake

Klamath Heritage: Feeding Bears at Crater Lake

Feeding black bears was a popular activity at Crater Lake National Park – and numerous other parks around the country – in the early 1900s. Our Photo of the Week for May 19, 2019, is an undated image showing a man feeding four bears at Crater Lake. The photo appears to have been taken in the 1920s.

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Klamath Heritage: Tunnel Construction at Dorris [VIDEO]

Klamath Heritage: Tunnel Construction at Dorris [VIDEO]

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for May 12, 2019, shows a crew working on the north portal of the tunnel on the Southern Pacific line near Dorris, Calif., in 1909.

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Program on Trinity Alps plants set for May 6

Program on Trinity Alps plants set for May 6

Plants found in the Trinity Alps region of Northern California will be discussed in a presentation during a meeting next week of the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

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Native plant walk offered at Klamath County Museum

Native plant walk offered at Klamath County Museum

KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A tour of native plant gardens at the Klamath County Museum will be offered at 10 a.m. Saturday, April 27. The free event is cosponsored by the museum and the Klamath Basin Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon in recognition of Native Plant Appreciation Week, which runs through Saturday.

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Klamath Heritage: Moving Engine 2579 from Veterans Park [VIDEO]

Klamath Heritage: Moving Engine 2579 from Veterans Park [VIDEO]

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for April 21, 2019, shows a crew laying track in preparation for removing Southern Pacific Engine 2579 from Veterans Park in downtown Klamath Falls.

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Klamath Heritage: Link River Auto Camp [VIDEO]

Klamath Heritage: Link River Auto Camp [VIDEO]

Who remembers what stood on the west bank of the Link River before the Favell Museum was constructed in Klamath Falls? The Klamath County Museum Photo of the Week for April 14, 2019, reveals the answer.

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Klamath Heritage: Road Construction

Klamath Heritage: Road Construction

Klamath County Museum’s Photo of the Week for March 31, 2019, shows a crew of workmen using horse-drawn scrapers to level a roadbed. Before the advent of machinery powered by engines, scrapers such as these were used for leveling ground in various types of construction projects. Most of the A Canal in Klamath Falls was built the same way. 

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