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Highway 101 and Those McCullough Bridges

Join us for a presentation by Joyce Sherman on Highway 101 and the famous McCullough Bridges on Saturday, February 8th from 2-3 pm. Learn how the Oregon Coast Highway was built and how fortunate we are to have McCullough’s bridges at almost every bay and river crossing. You’ll see a photo of the first bridge… (read more)

The Devils of North Lincoln County – New Exhibit

The Red Devils group formed in Taft and Devils Lake in 1933 to promote events like “The Redhead Roundup” and the “Devils Lake Regatta.” The group promoted events and entertained visitors with different shenanigans, including kidnapping redheads and throwing them in the ocean or lake, holding mock weddings, and other general tomfoolery. The local businessmen… (read more)

Video Screens to be Installed

Four video screens will be playing cultural and historical footage on a loop thanks to a grant from the Siletz Tribe Charitable Contribution Fund (STCCF). These video screens will play Siletz Tribe cultural film “Skookum Tillicum” in our Native American exhibit, a traditional Japanese glass fishing float video in our Japanese Glass Float exhibit, Model… (read more)