The Agate

The Newspaper of the Jefferson County Historical Society

The AgateTHE AGATE (published twice a year, in March and September) is the Historical Society’s journal of local history – the only one of its kind in central Oregon. Subscription is free with membership in the JCHS.  Editorial comments and questions may be made through our Contact Page.

The Agate: Winter/Spring 2014

  • Centennial Timeline – Calendar of Events
  • Ed Mason Photo Collection
  • Trip to the Ocean
  • Culver As I Have Known It
  • In memoriam Harold and Beth
  • Museum Update
  • Donations – Memorial Gifts
  • Membership

The Agate: Fall 2014

  • Merle Fox
  • Marshall Dana Report From 1924
  • Old Jefferson County Court House Update
  • Historical Books About Jefferson County
  • Jefferson County Centennial Tour & Exhibit
  • Museum Update
  • Donations – Memorial Gifts
  • Membership

The Agate: Spring 2015

  • Madras Uso
  • 2nd Lt. Robert Cranston
  • Homestead Orchards Of Jefferson County
  • Historical Books About Jefferson County
  • Charles Heaney Painting Of Madras
  • President’s Message
  • Donations – Memorial Gifts
  • Membership

The Agate: Fall 2015

  • The Mystery Homesteaders
  • Ways Into And Out Of Madras: A Twisty Tale
  • Historical Basketball Game: Madras Vs Warm Springs
  • Historical Book Reviews
  • Donations – Memorial Gifts
  • Membership

The Agate: Spring 2016

  • Henry Larcom Abbot In Central Oregon, 1855
  • Wolford Canyon – George Aguilar Sr.
  • Westside JCHS Museum
  • Case Of The Mysterious Piers
  • Redmond Airport Display
  • Camp Sherman Video Review
  • Donations – Memorial Gifts
  • Membership

The Agate: Fall 2016

  • The Origins Of The Latino Community In Jefferson County
  • The NuňEz Family- One of the First Latino Families To Settle In Jefferson County
  • Remembering Trail Crossing
  • Thyreicia Simtustus
  • Human & Natural History Of “Five Craters”
  • JCHS News
  • Donations
  • Book & Video Reviews