The Takelma Society is sponsored by the District III chapters of the Oregon Daughters of the American Revolution.
The society's mission is to "train good citizens, develop leaders, and promote love of the United States of America and its heritage among young people."
Congratulations to members Emily Olsen who served as National Vice President of Western Region (2009) and Esther Olsen who served as the Oregon State President (2010).
Our float was awarded 1st place youth division in the 2011and 2009 Albany Veteran's Day Parade and 2nd place overall in the 2010 Central Point July 4th Parade.
1. To acquire knowledge of American History.
2. To preserve and restore places of Historical importance associated with men and women who forwarded American Independence.
3. To ascertain the deeds and honor the memories of the men, women and children who rendered service to the cause of the American Revolution.
4. To promote the celebration of patriotic anniversaries.
5. To honor and cherish the Flag of the United States of America above every other flag.
6. To love, uphold and extend the principles of American liberty and patriotism.
Society President: Zachary Olsen
Society meetings are the 2nd Sunday of the month September to May
State Conference is March 16-17, 2012, Tigard, Oregon
This monument was placed to honor the peace treaty that was signed on 10 September 1853 between the Takelma Indians and Army Officers for settlers of the Rogue River Valley.
Upper Table Rock Mountain is visible on the left.
Mt McLoughlin is in the background.