Cottage Grove Chamber of Commerce Logo

The Cottage Grove Chamber’s number one goal is to create a strong local economy.

All of the programs and benefits supported by your membership investment go toward achieving that goal. Your membership is also a commitment to the entire community and a pledge of support for the economic growth and vitality of the Cottage Grove area.

Bohemia Mine Owners Association

Several mine owners and operators conducting mineral mining operations in the Bohemia Mining District organized The Bohemia Mine Owners Association in 1903.

In the early years, the association’s purpose was primarily that of a sounding board for an exchange of mining information between the 2,000 claim owners in the district.

Today, the BMOA has over 200 members, and is still a sounding board for exchanging mining information amongst the miners.

CG Historical Society copy

The Cottage Grove Historical Society is a non-profit society of volunteers with membership open to all who meet to learn more about protecting our local cultural heritage.


Bohemia Mining Days Old Logo

Bohemia Mining Days celebrates Cottage Grove’s colorful history. The town went all out to celebrate the centennial of Oregon statehood in 1959. In fact, ‘Grovers’ and their guests had so much fun that year, a group of civic-minded individuals determined there should be an annual celebration highlighting Cottage Grove’s interesting past… and Bohemia Mining Days was born!

The family-friendly festival is organized by a board of community minded volunteers who work closely with the festival throughout the year to ensure this annual summer tradition lives on for future generations to enjoy.

Lane County History Museum Logo

The Lane County Historical Museum was created to collect, preserve, and interpret Lane County’s rich heritage. It is the only county-wide historical museum in Lane County. Lane County was a destination point for emigrants crossing the Oregon Trail in the mid-1800s. The museum houses collections of national and local significance dating from the early 1800s to the present.

Oregon Historical Society Logo

As the steward of Oregon’s history, the Oregon Historical Society educates, informs, and engages the public through collecting, preserving, and interpreting the past.

In other words, Oregon History matters.

City of Cottage Grove Logo

Welcome to the Official website for the City of Cottage Grove Oregon.   We are known as the“Covered Bridge Capital of Oregon”.  Six of the covered bridges in Lane County are located in or around the City of Cottage Grove; Centennial Bridge, Chambers Railroad Bridge (the only remaining covered railroad bridge in Oregon – recently restored), Currin Bridge, Dorena Bridge, Mosby Creek Bridge and Stewart Bridge. Check out our video about our covered bridges.

For information regarding these bridges, and all covered bridges in Lane County, visit the Lane County Covered Bridge web page. The website contains history, pictures, and other information on each bridge.

Parade Float Participants

The Prospectors and Golddigers are devoted to prospecting for better things for Cottage Grove. The organization was incorporated as a non-profit, dedicated to charitable and educational purposes. The group helps to promote the historical mining culture, that began with the gold rush in 1865. Each member is required to wear period costumes during the various civic functions throughout the year.

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