Sherry Kaseberg

Sherry Kaseberg served as Sherman County Historical Society trustee, museum director and editor of Sherman County: For The Record for 30 years. She grew up in Moro, attended Oregon State College from 1955-1958, and graduated with a B.A. in General Studies from Eastern Oregon State College in 1988. She is a retired family ranch partner and Sherman County commissioner. A genealogist, her county gravestone survey was published by Genealogical Forum of Oregon in Yesterday’s Roll Call. She self-published Kaseberg Cousins, 1975, and Sherman County Place Names, Streets & Roads, 2009, and provides a free electronic service, Sherman County eNews. In 2016, she launched Sherman County, Oregon - A History Collection at

Author's Entries

  • Camp Rufus

    On December 22, 1944, the Sherman County Journal reported that about a thousand men of the 1687 Combat Engineers Battalion, the 558 Heavy Pontoon Engineers, and the 1490 Engineer Maintenance Company were encamped upriver from the small town of Rufus, about twenty-two miles east of The Dalles. At Camp …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • DeMoss Springs Park

    The 2.5-acre DeMoss Springs Park is the only county park in Sherman County. For over a hundred years, the park has provided access to a natural springs and hosted recreational activities, camping, community gatherings, and celebrations. The grounds include a playground, a bandstand built in 1924, and picnic amenities. The …

    Oregon Encyclopedia

  • John and Helen Moore House

    The John A. and Helen Moore House is one of the earliest houses built in present-day Sherman County and the only Italianate-style residence in the region. Built in 1882 on what is now Highway 97, about three and a half miles south of Moro, the house retains many original …

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  • Sherman Big Bluegrass

    Sherman Big Bluegrass (Poa secunda, formerly P. ampla) is a perennial bunchgrass with distinct blue, moderately abundant leaves and a large, compact seed head. The grass occurs on sagebrush slopes on mid-elevation meadows and upland sites, in openings in aspen stands, and in ponderosa pine and lodgepole …

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