Category: Main Street


Port Orford Parade

Every 4th of July, the Port Orford Jubilee hosts a parade that passes through the heart of our friendly small town: Fourth of July in Port Orford is…

The Port Orford Agate Festival in 1913.

The Agate Festival

Early scenes from the Port Orford Agate Festival (A.K.A. Carnival) as the annual celebration was known before it was renamed the Port Orford Jubilee a half century ago….

A float during the 1959 Port Orford Jubilee celebrating the famous Battle Rock. In the past, The battle of "Battle Rock" was reenacted each 4th of July as part of the Port Orford's Jubilee Celebration.  It is no longer the practice today. (Photo: David Falconer)

Port Orford Jubilee

The Port Orford Jubilee was originally formed in the early 1900’s and previously called “The Agate Festival.” Many years later it became the Port Orford Jubilee and has…

HWY 101 - 8th Street c1950

Rick Cook Gallery, Part II

A few new photos for the archive from Alan Mitchell, in response to a recent contribution from Rick Cook – My house has had two fires, once in…

View Port Orford SE end Flying A Pitches Tavern Payless Gas c1956

Pitch’s Tavern

A c1956 photo of the ‘original’ Pitches Tavern. c1940, two restaurants existed side by side at the south end of Port Orford … Behind the billboard are the…


SW corner 9th & Washington – The Episcopal Church

The first photograph (I’m guessing c1956) shows the original Episcopal Church years before the 1962 Columbus Day Storm finished it off. The steeple shows up in the second…