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Marshfield Sun Printing Museum

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The Marshfield Sun is a throwback to the old days, when an ink-stained newspaper editor could write the story, edit it, set the type, and print the page. You can see the old press, which is still operational and look at vintage issues of the Sun.

The Marshfield Sun building is open by appointment during winter hours (just call ahead) and is open regular hours Tuesday to Saturday 1-4 in the summer.

Admission is free but donations accepted.

After a special election in 1944, the town of Marshfield changed its name to Coos Bay and the Marshfield Sun went out of business in the same year.

Location: 1049 N Front Street, Coos Bay Oregon 97420 Telephone 541-267-3762

Other History nearby:
(Roseburg) Azalea General Store
(Bandon) Bandon Historical Society Museum
(North Bend) Coos County Historical Society Museum
(Coos Bay) Coos, Lower Umpqua and Siuslaw Indians
(North Bend) Coquille Indian Tribe
(Roseburg) Cow Creek Band of Umpqua


Request a Free copy of the Mile-by-Mile Guide to the Oregon Coast, which will be delivered to your USA postal address. Also request a free first issue of Oregon Coast magazine and sign up for coast deals.

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Spring Thaw Mountain Bike Festival Ashland OR May18-19 The Spring Thaw is Oregon's largest mountain bike event.
Mt. Pisgah Arboretum Wildflower and Music Festival Eugene OR May19 A day of wildflowers, music, food, crafts, and microscopes!
Rhododendron Days Florence OR May17-19 The annual celebration of the blooming of rhododendrons along the central Oregon Coast.
Azalea Festival Brookings OR May24-26 The community-wide festival includes a parade, street fair, art show, car show, flower & quilt shows, breakfasts and BBQ's