Wednesday, August 5, 2020

History

Red Devils, bridges and video screens coming to local Museum

North Lincoln County Historical Museum will open two new exhibits February and install video screens with looping historical footage to continue to preserve and interpret North Lincoln County History.

A Lincoln City ‘Tour’ full of dead people with very lively stories

Friday, Sept. 27 was opening day for the fourth year of A Tour To Die For, an interactive Lincoln City history experience with live actors portraying cemetery residents who tell their stories from the beyond.

‘World War II on the Oregon Coast’ presentation coming to local museum

Joann Kangiser Schneider, a teenager during World War II, and North Lincoln County Historical Museum President Mick McLean will present "WWII on the Oregon Coast" at 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the museum at 4907 SW Highway 101 in Lincoln City.

Painting History: Historical museum to unveil new gallery

North Lincoln County Historical Museum will open the new "Anne Hall Gallery" 11 a.m.-3 p.m., Saturday, June 22 to honor the retired museum director's 20 years of service.

Quilt show, artifacts exhibit coming to North Lincoln County Historical Museum

The Historic Quilt Show will blanket the North Lincoln County Historical Museum throughout the month of February.

The Pines Hotel – Taft in the 1930’s

The Pines was the first destination resort hotel in Taft complete with a ballroom, restaurant and was a place for locals to play cards and gamble.

Newly restored Oregon Constitution on display

The newly restored Oregon Constitution is now on view at the Oregon Historical Society through September 3, 2018.

Summer is coming – Traffic in Taft – 1935

As the temperature rises here on the Oregon coast, so does the traffic. This is not a new phenomenon, as you can see by this ca. 1935 photo.

Schooner Creek Covered Bridge, Taft (Lincoln City) – ca. 1930

The Schooner Creek Covered Bridge was located at the south end of Lincoln City, spanning Schooner Creek between the communities of Taft and Cutler City.

Now showing: A “jewel” of Lincoln City’s past

The Lakeside Theater opened on June 3, 1937 (despite the photo saying "early '30's") with "Personal Property" on the marquee. The theater had 270 seats and movies were 35 cents for adults and 10 cents for kids.
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