Meet our Halloween Ghosts!

Meet our Halloween Ghosts!

Opal Whiteley Every town has its legends. Most are unknown to outsiders. However, our legend, Opal Whiteley, is known worldwide. Many visitors come to Cottage Grove each year to see where she lived and wrote about. People love to take selfies by her mural. In 1918...

Singing Creek Honors Opal Whiteley

Did you know Singing Creek is named after this woman? Opal Whiteley was a pioneer girl who lived in Cottage Grove in the early 20th Century. The book of her childhood diary is called “The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow”…and she had a dream to...