Postcard 47 Harvest Display

This harvest display at a local fair is a beautiful example of heirloom produce grown in our community over 100 years ago. Photographer A. J. Armstrong was in Cottage Grove from 1909 to 1917. 

Question:  In which local event can you still enter your home-grown fruits and vegetables or home canned preserves?

This is an early advertisement postcard souvenir for J.H. Baker’s Blacksmith Shop, circa 1909.

Question:  Do you know where Mr. Baker’s blacksmith shop was located?

Postcard 44 Main Street Cottage Grove, looking east, late 1940's

This is a view of Main Street looking east in the late 1940s. This photo was taken before the I-5 freeway was built, you can see that Main Street continues straight up the hill past where Bi-Mart is now.

Question:  What is the one business that is still, in operation, in the same location with the same name?

Postcard 45 Westside School in 1919

Westside School in 1919 - This is a colorized version of the original photo using MyHeritage photo tools.

Question:  Where was this school located?

Postcard 43 Presbyterian Church

The Presbyterian Church was one of many steepled wooden churches in Cottage Grove. This church was located on the corner of 7th and Adams.

Question:  There is still a congregation who holds services in a steepled wooden church building in Cottage Grove, do you know where it is?