Oregon Experience

Preview: State of Jefferson

Preview: Season 9 Episode 901 | 1m

Anyone living in Southern Oregon or Northern California is probably also a resident of the State of Jefferson. The mythical Jefferson is the product of local lore, regional identity, and pride for its residents. It remains a symbol of an enduring rural-urban divide. Now, some are working to make it the 51st official state.

Aired: 10/09/14

Rating: NR

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Funding provided by James F. & Marion L. Miller Foundation, Robert D. & Marcia H. Randall Fund for Lifelong Learning, Oregon Cultural Trust and Roundhouse Foundation.