The Shaniko Preservation Guild was formed May 11, 2004 as a 501(c)3, tax ID number 81-0658191.  The Guild operates in the Shaniko Stagecoach Station, maintains The Sage Museum, sponsors the Tygh Valley Bluegrass Jamboree, the Shaniko Ragtime & Vintage Music Festival, and Murals in Shaniko, provides publications, photos, tours & research.

Mission Statement

1. To operate as a public benefit organization including and according to section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code, and

2. To collect, preserve, and make accessible Shaniko and Shaniko related history (artifacts, documents, manuscripts, and photgraphs) to the public in the form of publications, exhibits, educational materials, and activities, and 

3. To engage in fundraising and revenue activities that perpetuate the above mentioned purposes.

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