New Exhibit Opening at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center
FINDING OUR WAY: Navigating Life at the Edge explores Lincoln County’s shared maritime past.
The Lincoln County Historical Society is excited to announce the opening of our new exhibit FINDING OUR WAY: the Edge on September 17, 2021. Exhibitions staff are looking forward to sharing a fresh look and exciting new research in the main gallery at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center. FINDING OUR WAY will include new artifacts, photographs, and displays about the culture and history of life along Lincoln County’s coastline and waterways. Visitors will learn more about the challenges and accomplishments of Lincoln County’s early residents presented through a narrative that honors diverse perspectives.
A free public opening reception is currently scheduled for September 17, 2021 from 5:00 to 7:00 pm at the Pacific Maritime Heritage Center. Masks and proof of vaccination are required to attend. Onsite parking is available, and all Historical Society buildings are wheelchair accessible.
The Lincoln County Historical Society is a nonprofit organization dedicated to preserving and sharing Central Oregon Coast history. The Pacific Maritime Heritage Center is open Thursday thru Sunday, 11am to 4pm. The Log Cabin Research Library is open Wednesday thru Friday, 11am to 4pm by appointment. The Burrows House will reopen to the public in Fall 2021.
Please visit our website or join us on Facebook or Instagram. 541-265-7509. www.oregoncoasthistory.org
Image Caption: Waves crash on the deck of an identified fishing boat offshore near Newport. Photograph from the Scott Blackman Collection of the LCHS Archives.