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The Coos County Historical Society was founded in November of 1891 and is one of the oldest continuously operating local historical societies in the state of Oregon. A steam donkey used in Coos County logging operations greets visitors to the Museum, located in Simpson Park on Highway 101.

Semi-permanent and changing exhibits explore the area's cultural heritage. They include Native Americans, a formal cir.1900 parlor, pioneer kitchen, agriculture, and industries such as logging, shipping and mining.

An onsite store offers books and gifts of a historical nature.

Tuesday through Saturday, except for major holidays. Admission for CCHS members is FREE. Non-member admission prices are $1 for children ages 7-11 and $2 for patrons ages 12 and older.

The Coos County Historical Society is a nonprofit, educational institution incorporated by the State of Oregon to acquire, preserve, and interpret materials that illustrate the history and development of Coos County. The society welcomes donations to its artifact and library collections, especially items related directly to Coos County history.

Location: 1220 Sherman, North Bend Oregon 97459 Telephone 541-756-6320

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

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