The South Umpqua Historical Society has written an historical booklet about the south Douglas County area each year since 1968. In 2017, we printed our 50th issue!
“PIONEER DAYS IN THE SOUTH UMPQUA VALLEY”
Current and past issues are available for purchase at prices listed below.
Annual issues of "Pioneer Days in the South Umpqua Valley". may be ordered individually.
1968-1992 $4.00 each
1993-2007 $5.00 each
2008-2017 $8.00 each
In addition, the South Umpqua Historical Society recently completed interviews with old time members of our communities. Fifteen historical videos are available for purchase on DVD for $6 each (plus $3 postage). Please view the list of available DVDs here and indicate the name of the video you wish to purchase on the printable “Book and DVD Order Form”.
Canyonville Pioneer Days
Our first Canyonville Pioneer Days Queen and her Court, 1971.
Seated: Sara Neiderheiser, Queen, and Helen Sullivan, Pioneer Mother,
Standing: Verna Conley, Pearl Lawson, Lawrence Boyle, Zola Weaver, and Bess Briggs.