The Infamous Black Bird Southern Oregon History, Revised

Jackson County News: 1866

    ROGUE RIVER WOOLEN FACTORY.--A meeting has been called by Judge Tolman, Jacob Wagner and other leading citizens of Jackson County to take the necessary steps to erect a woolen factory at Ashland Mills in that county. Ashland will become the Lowell of Southern Oregon.
Oregon Statesman, Salem, February 5, 1866, page 3 

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