Wednesday, January 6, 2021


 

 2021

We hope this year begins our recovery from Covid 19. Our governor has given us permission to open now, while observing safety measures of cleaning, distancing and masks. Since we were closed so much last year, we have decided to re-open early for 2021.

WE ARE

OPENING

JANUARY 6, 2021

WEDNESDAY THRU SUNDAY

12:00 P.M. TO 4:00 P.M.


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

DUE TO GOVERNOR'S ORDER FOR COVID 

RESTRICTIONS, WE WILL REMAIN CLOSED

AFTER DECEMBER 2.


WE NORMALLY WOULD CLOSE 

FOR WINTER BREAK

DECEMBER 6  TO FEBRUARY 3

WE INVITE YOU TO SEE OUR NEW EXHIBITS IN FEBRUARY

Tuesday, November 17, 2020


UNFORTUNATELY DUE TO AN ORDER BY OUR GOVERNOR, WE WILL BE CLOSED FOR TWO WEEKS, FROM 11-18-2020 THRU 12-1-2020. 

WE WILL OPEN AGAIN ON 12-2-2020 FOR TWO WEEKS AND THEN CLOSE FOR THE SEASON.

WE HAVE SEVERAL BUILDINGS OF EXHIBITS AND IT IS EASY TO SOCIAL DISTANCE.

COME SEE OUR NEW EXHIBIT, CANYONVILLE'S OLD (1957) FIRE TRUCK AND OUR NEW WAGON SHED.

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

 August 2020 

Dear South Umpqua Historical Society Members,

 This letter is in lieu of our third quarter newsletter, The Echo. Our Editor and President, Marilyn Chandler continues to battle her way back to good health. 

For our 2 PM August 16, 2020 General Membership meeting, chairs will be placed 6 feet apart (except for those in the same family or herd) and please bring a mask. 

I would like to share a few items of interest with you though…. 

• We’re very close to obtaining a building permit to begin construction of a lean-to and addition to the Pickett Building. The lean-to will house the recently obtained firetruck from the Canyonville-South Umpqua Fire Department.

 • Remember, General Membership meeting day/time change was approved at the first quarter general meeting. Meetings are now the 3rd Sunday, 2 PM, of February, May, August and November.

 • If you haven’t renewed your membership, please do so by mailing $25 to Treasurer Gynn Deaton, PO Box 1112, Canyonville, OR 97417 If you wish to make a donation you can do so at the same address. Thank you.

 • Please visit our Facebook page, South Umpqua Historical Society. This is the quickest way to obtain information on special events hosted at the Pioneer-Indian Museum and other SUHS news. Also visit our website: pioneerindianmuseum.org

 • The Pioneer-Indian Museum reopened June 10! Days & hours are Wednesday through Sunday, noon until 4 PM. Please consider visiting soon! 

Your Board of Directors look forward to seeing you at the General Membership meeting, 2 PM August 16th at the Pioneer-Indian Museum.

Wednesday, July 8, 2020



Sorry to have to inform anyone who had plans to see the Motor Club tomorrow, but due to the high heat, they have decided to postpone their visit tomorrow. We will let everyone know when they once again plan to visit. Stay cool!!!

We will have special guests, The Cascade Historical Motor Club, coming to our museum on July 16 between 12:30 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. They will enjoy a visit to our various exhibits, and we will be able to enjoy their cars. 
We would welcome other guests who might also enjoy the cars in the motor club.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Welcome to our museum, we are open again now in Phase 2 and happy to be back. We ask that you maintain 6 feet social distancing from others, except your family/friends. We do not provide masks.

Saturday, April 4, 2020



MUSEUM CLOSED

As per the governor’s orders, our PIONEER/INDIAN MUSEUM is closed until further notice due to the CoronaVirus Crisis.  Of course, just because the museum is closed does not mean that expenses stop.  Monthly bills for water and sewer, electricity, and natural gas for heat must be paid.

What closure stops is revenue to pay the bills.   We depend on visitor donations, sales of books and other merchandise to help pay operating costs.  Donations, large or small, would be greatly appreciated.  The museum will be re-opened as soon as it is safe to do so.  Thank you.