The Heritage Conference this year includes opportunities to explore the brand new Coos History Museum, experience a traditional salmon bake, and appreciate local Coos Bay/North Bend culture. As usual we have excellent sessions and workshops offer by skilled colleagues and experts. It is time to get together and reinvigorate our work!
 
Chart Your Course!
 
Registration is open now. Check out the conference web page for an At-A-Glance schedule, the registration form and information and a cool new feature! Explore the local area on the way to the conference with guide. It includes the museums and sites open April 22, especially for conference goers! Special thanks to Bandon Historical Society, Charleston Marine Life Center, Coos Art Museum, Coos Bay Boat Building Center, Coos History Museum and Maritime Collections, Coquille Valley Museum, Egyptian Theatre, Oregon Coast Historical Railway, Marshfield High School Heritage Hall, Marshfield Pioneer Cemetery, Marshfield Sun Printing Museum, North Bend High School Hall of Champions. Check back to the guide, because more may be added!
 
Conference attendees will include community leaders, staff and volunteers from historical societies, museums, archives, historic cemeteries, ethnic organizations, schools, historic preservation commissions, humanities groups, Main Street programs, the tourism industry, economic development, staff from local, state, and federal governments, genealogists and professional historians and preservationists.
           
Oregon Heritage, a component of the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department, is organizing the conference. The Coquille Indian Tribe is conference co-sponsor. For more information, visit the Oregon Heritage website at http://www.oregon.gov/oprd/HCD/OHC/Pages/Conference.aspx