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Read About It! July 31, 2017, 2017 -- Eileen Scott retirement from the Bandon History Museum.

Read About It! July 5, 2017, 2017 -- Southwest Museum Association brochure link has been added.

Read About It! June 22, 2017, 2017 -- Student history detectives hike around Bandon in search of historical items.

Read About It! June 10, 2017, 2017 -- Mack Handsaker receives $10,000 Bandon-Fifty Years Later scholarship award.

Read About It! May 6, 2017, 2017 -- Bob Fisher along with Reg Pullen and Mary Shamehorn speak about shiprwrecks, rescues and survival.

Read About It! March 21, 2017 -- The March 2017 edition of the Bandon Light newsletter has published and is available for viewing.

Read About It! February 12, 2017 -- MSNBC works with the Museum in their Face Rock Creamery video production.

Read About It! February 1, 2017 -- The Bandon Western World donates their newspaper archives to the Museum.

Read About It! February 1, 2017 -- Bandon High School students visit the Museum as part of their final exam.

Read About It! January 30, 2017 -- The Coos County Cultural Coalition awards grant to the Museum.

Read About It! November 20, 2016 -- Author HS Contino visits the Museum to conduct research for her new book.

Read It Now! November 16, 2016 -- The November 2016 Bandon Light newsletter has been published.

Read About It! November 14, 2016 -- Veterans' Celebration was a success with more than 100 visitors.

Read About It! November 13, 2016 -- The Oregon Community Foundation Awards a grant to the Bandon Historical Society.

Read About It! October 31, 2016 -- Information about the Museum's "Celebrating Veterans" Event on Nov. 12 is now available.

Meet Gayle! October 21, 2016 -- Welcome to Bandon Historical Society Museum's new directior, Gayle Propeck.

Read About It! October 1, 2016 -- Survivors of the 1936 Bandon fire and interested visitors shared their experiences at the museum.

Read About It! September 10, 2016 -- The Bandon High Class of '61 held an event at the Museum on Cranberry Festival Weekend.

Read About It! August 27, 2016 -- Learn about two authors who visited the Museum to do some research for their books.

Read About It! August 27, 2016 -- Thank you Volunteers! The 2016 Volunteer Appreciation Picnic was a great success.

Read About It! August 27, 2016 -- Information is available about a new book: Coos County Memories: The Early Years.

Read About It! August 27, 2016 -- Information updated about Cranberry Festival Weekend and the 80th Anniversary of the 1936 Fire.

Read About It! August 21, 2016 -- Read a new story of an unusual visit to the museum and a miracle rescue.

Read About It! August 14, 2016 -- Information about a new Museum display of Bandon's past and present was added.

Read About It! August 1, 2016 -- Tour of Bandon with Reg Pullen and South Coast Striders added to Calendar for Sunday, August 7, 2016.

Read About It! August 1, 2016 -- An article about a "temporary" 1936 house being demolished after 80 years was added to the news blog.

Read About It! July 22, 2016 -- Information about the ballot measure for the Coos County Historical Fund was added.

Read About It! July 19, 2016 -- Volunteers Potluck Picnic event added to the calendar page for Wednesday, August 24, 2016.

Read About It! June 24, 2016 -- Exhibit on Bandon was installed at the Coos County Fairgrounds Museum.

Read About It! June 11, 2016 -- A blog for the presentation on Bandon's Other Fire - the Fire of 1914 was added.

Read About It! June 2, 2016 -- An article about school class visits to the museum was added.


Read About It! May 29, 2016 -- The May 2016 Newsletter is now available.


Read About It! May 25, 2016 -- Information on new Executive Director Gayle Propeck Nix added.

Read About It! May 24, 2016 -- Thank you to BSA Troop 313 article added to museum news blog.

Positions Filled May 5, 2016 -- Information and employment application for 2016 Student Internships added.

Read About It! May 4, 2016 -- Comments by Board President Jim Proehl on the county historical fund tax measure added.

Read About It! Apr 29, 2016 -- Calendar updated to provide additional details on the June 11 presentation about the 1914 Bandon Fire.

Read About It! Apr 23, 2016 -- Article and photos of Judy Knox 20 Year Anniversary Celebration were added.

Go to Search! Apr 23, 2016 -- The ability to search the Museum website was added to the home page.

Read About It! Apr 23, 2016 -- Article about the City of Bandon and the Bandon Historical Society helping to digitize Bandon's historical newspapers.

Read About It! Apr 20, 2016 -- New exhibit on taverns in Bandon added. Comments added to blog.

Read About It! Apr 15, 2016 -- Two additional boxes of photographs and memorabilia donated to the museum.

Read About It! Apr 6, 2016 -- Article on Judy Knox, Executive Director, 20 year anniversary added.

Read About It! Mar 30, 2016 -- News about Western World's roll top desk and mystery locked drawer added.

Read About It! Mar 29, 2016 -- Coquille Tribe Grant and Bandon Western World donation article added.

Read About It! Mar 22, 2016 -- Gift Shop items and photographs have been updated. Take a look at what's new!

Read About It! Mar 3, 2016 -- Information page about educational, youth group and children visits to the Museum was added.

Read About It! Mar 2, 2016 -- Museum membership benefits information added, i.e. $10 discount on Oregon Historical Society membership.

Read About It! Feb 29, 2016 -- Story and photos of the Leap Day visit by Bandon Pacific Christian School added to the News Blog.


Read About It! Feb 27, 2016 -- Story and photos of the Members' Appreciation Day reception added to the News Blog.

Read About It! Feb 26, 2016 -- Information on how people find the Bandon Historical Society Museum website was added.

Read About It! Feb 25, 2016 -- Bandon's "Sons of the Beaches" article added.


Read About It! Feb 25, 2016 -- Austin Carrero's Eagle project serves the Museum and the Bandon School District news blog added.

Read About It! Feb 25, 2016 -- Bandon Western World donates photographic negatives to the Museum news blog added.

Read About It! Feb 21, 2016 -- Image of a 1913 advertisement for the Steamer Fifield added to the article

Read About It! Feb 19, 2016 -- "Did You Know..." link about the history of cheese production in Bandon added

Read About It! Feb 18, 2016 -- February 2016 Newsletter added


Read About It! Feb 18, 2016 -- "Horrific Logging Train Accident" story added


Read About It! Feb 16, 2016 -- "Wecoma Baths and Cottages" story added


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