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A View into Oregon’s Rich History

frontier heritage fairEUGENE, Ore. — A celebration of the past this weekend, at the 22nd annual Frontier Heritage Festival.

Oregon’s rich history of mountain men and Native American life was on display as vendors and traveling museum exhibits came together at the Lane County Fair Grounds.

The event is sponsored by the Fort Umpqua Muzzleloaders, A Springfield group very interested in the first Oregon frontiersmen.

“I just have this real respect, for an individual that would live in the mountains for a year, and get beaver pelts and just survive,” said President of the Fort Umpqua Muzzleloaders, Allyn Wilson.

The group has about 80 members, but they welcome anyone interested in participating in frontier-style events.

For more information, visit the group’s website here.

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