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Building Port Orford Library-Construction-1-July-2008-Malamud

Port Orford Library

The construction of the new Port Orford Library in 2007 and its subsequent (re)opening (from it’s previous location in much smaller quarters when it shared the Port Orford…

Port Orford Antennas 1982

KSOR Welcomes Port Orford

Port Orford has roots in the historic KSOR Translators effort which ultimately became Jefferson Public Radio. Thanks to the persistence of the town’s citizens, the first antennas were…

Battle Rock Wayside sign - George Soranson plaque on back

Port Orford Postcards / Part II

The latest additions to our postcard collection — more can be found in Port Orford Postcards and Battle Rock Postcards. We’ll be adding the reverse side of many…

The Forty House in 2020.

The Forty House

The exact date the Forty House was built is not known. Local records narrow it down to having built sometime about 1917 to 1919. At one time the…

1905 Port Orford Tribune (Front)

1905 Port Orford Tribune

Another rare scan of an early edition of Port Orford’s earliest recorded newspaper. You can learn more about the history of The Port Orford Tribune on our Newspapers…

SS Frogner

S.S. Frogner

The SS Frogner was built in 1921 by Armstrong Whitworth and Co. of the United Kingdom for Fearnley and Eger, Frogner, Oslo, Norway. The largest ship to dock…

Beachcombers

Beachcomber Cove

Nicholson Drive, north of Port Orford. Construction started in 1958, finished in 1959. The Beachcombers Cove has been used primarily as a dance hall for adults and children….

Bluegrass In The Backwoods

Music by Alayne Olmsted and Rick Cook

Music by Alyane Olmsted and Rick Cook, recorded in artist Rick Cook’s studio. The photo above is of an old cabin belonging to cousins of Rick on Cadron…

Downtown Fun Zone. Elvis Portrait by Darren Evans.

Port Orford Today Archives

The Port Orford Today was a weekly newspaper written, edited and produced by Evan and Valerie Kramer who owned and operated a long-time business in Port Orford known…

Cannery Building (Photo by Lance Nix)

The Old Cannery Building

The old condemned cannery building was torn down in May 2019 prior to a plan to re-construct the jetty. The goal after demolition of the 80-year old dilapidated…

Tim Palmer Photo

Tim Palmer’s Nature Photography selected for US Postage Stamps

Artist, Writer, Conservationist and Port Orford resident Tim Palmer had four of his exceptional nature photos selected for US Postal Service Forever Stamps. You can view Tim’s remarks…

Salmon Bake

Annual Tseriadun Native Salmon Bake And Honor Ceremony

Tseriadun Native Salmon Bake and Honor Ceremony is an annual, living history event that honors the indigenous people of our area. The US Army fort at Port Orford…

ARTWALK May 2019 (Alan Mitchell)

Port Orford Art Walk

The Port Orford Art Walk has been a tradition among the galleries in Port Orford for nearly 20 years. Every ART WALK, the gallery owners in Port Orford…

ARTWALK 070418 (Tree Wizard Gallery)

ART WALK Poster Archive

A collection of ART WALK posters featuring the work of local artists. We’re scanning in years of posters – please check back for the full collection (and please…

Amak

Crew of the Charlie Ells – FV Amak

Three portraits of people captured by photographer Alan Mitchell as the crew of the Charlie Ells FV Amak passed through Port Orford in the 1970s. Captured near the…

Triangle Square during a rare snow event (Photo by Lance Nix)

Historic Triangle Square

The Port Orford Historical Photos Collection is hosted at Point.B Studio in historic Triangle Square in Downtown Port Orford. We are in the building on the far right…

Mayor Jim Auborn

Mayor Jim Auborn

James John Auborn was a much beloved figure in Port Orford and we were all saddened by his passing on April 6 2019. He served as mayor of…

Maritime - Dock - Piling - Jetty c1970

Port Orford Dock and Jetty 1968 to present day…