Running history finds home at Dorris Ranch

SPRINGFIELD — When you see someone do the impossible, everything becomes possible.  That’s what former olympian Ben Blankenship hopes to bring to sustainability – and Springfield, too.  Blankenship is the founder of Endless Mileage, a nonprofit organization dedicated to fostering sustainable environments and programming that inspires the next generation of[Read More…]

Rehabilitation continues for Creswell’s ‘Old Schoolhouse’

PHOTO PROVIDED/ CRESWELL HERITAGE FOUNDATION – Creswell’s Old Schoolhouse. In 2007, Creswell residents Marge Williamson and Carol Campbell undertook to have Creswell’s old schoolhouse listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  The building had just been vacated because the volunteer library that occupied it since 1927 moved to a[Read More…]

1984 – Museum renovation begins

34612 BILL LUND/THE CHRONICLE EXCERPT FROM OCT. 5, 1994 – Last week, volunteers from the Creswell Historical Society tore down the chimney of the Creswell Historical Museum, marking the first phase of remodeling for the 105-year-old building. The restoration of the museum, which also houses the Creswell Chamber of Commerce[Read More…]