Students Spruce Up CHM Grounds

Fifteen Marshfield High School students involved in Key Club, Z Club, and National Honor Society – and their advisor Stacy Gulseth – volunteered over 40 man-hours of their time to spruce up the exterior of the Coos History Museum in mid-May.  Coos Watershed Association outreach coordinator, Alexa Carlton, and CHM volunteer, Steve Greif, contributed an additional …

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Winning Photography On Display at Coos History Museum

In September 2020, 7 photographers were teamed with private landowners in Coos & Curry counties with a goal of creating a friendly competition showcasing the waters, lands, wildlife and plants found on Oregon’s Southern Coast. Images were submitted in a variety of categories and professionally judged. This show represents some of the winning photographs. We …

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An Interesting Link

I LOVE holidays. If you give me a reason, I will celebrate. For example: I love brownies, so know that I will be celebrating National Brownie Day on December 8th with some fresh out of the oven brownies – with or without frosting, nuts, chocolate chips…you get the idea. In order to get more into …

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Celebrating National Library Week!

In celebration of National Library Week (April 4-10), we decided to tell you a little bit about our libraries. All images can be clicked to read a description. Lansing Library Happy National Library Week! Did you know we have two libraries in the museum? The Lansing Library is used for research more than anything else. …

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New Parking Lot Island Redesigned

Coos Bay Village, the new development on old Central Dock north of museum property, continues to advance.  Several businesses including Starbuck, Face Rock Creamery, and Spectrum opened for business in January.  In February, work began on a new stoplight system on Highway 101 that will allow safe vehicular and pedestrian traffic into both CB Village …

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Operation Show the Love

For Immediate Release Contact: Janice Langlinais, Director Coos Bay – North Bend VCB janice@oregonsadventurecoast.com Tel: 541-269-1181 ext 2303   Operation Show the Love Gift Card Program Helps Local Eateries in Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston   (Coos Bay, OR – January 13, 2020) After the hugely successful Operation: Holiday Gift Card restaurant gift card …

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Did You See Our Ad?

Click on the picture to see the full ad! We thank everyone who has helped us this year, whether it was in the form of a donation, purchasing a membership or volunteering time. You are what helps keep our museum possible! If you donated or paid for a membership this last year and you do …

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Got Pie!

The Coos History Museum participated in the BACC Education and Workforce Committee fundraiser “Pie in the Face” event. Thanks to Ariel E. Peasley, Education and Community Engagement Coordinator, for nominating her co-workers to be potential “victims.”  Becca Hill, Membership and Visitor Services, became the “victim” to receive a pie in the face because she received …

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New Cases from World of Speed

The World of Speed Museum in Wilsonville recently closed and dispersed its assets to museums in the PNW.  Our museum obtained (free) six nice display cases and other museum-related items.  In mid-November, Marcia Hart and Steve Greif (left) loaded donated cases and other items from the World of Speed Museum at Wilsonville into a U-Haul.  A …

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