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Vogel Plaza History Panels

   The year 2010 marked the 125th anniversary of the City of Medford's incorporation. To celebrate the occasion, three illustrated panels telling Medford’s history were installed at Vogel Plaza. Content for the panels was developed by a citizen committee with oversight by the Landmarks and Historic Preservation Commission. The panels were unveiled during that year's annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony. Panel text can be read online, or you can view the panels at Vogel Plaza.



 Above Left: During the unveiling, Mayor Gary Wheeler points out a detail on one of the panels. Right: Councilman Jim Kuntz and his wife, Laurel Prairie-Kuntz, brought the spirit of history to the celebration. Below Left: Several committee members who worked on the panel project: Dawna Curler, Bruce Engle, Jerry and Diana Marmon. Right: Graphic designer Don Thomas, author Dawna Curler, and local historian Ben Truwe.