Popular Local History Course Returns

The Nehalem Valley Historical Society proudly announces the return of the “History of the Nehalem Bay Area” series led by Mark Beach at Pine Grove Community House in downtown Manzanita. All presentations involve extensive use of historical photos and include time for questions and discussion. New classes include “From Indians to Homesteaders” and “Selling the Seashore” with unique information and photos.The series begins on Monday, October 16, and meets every Monday and Thursday until Nov. 2 from 4:00 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. The $50 fee includes membership in the Historical Society, a DVD and map about local history, as well as all course materials. Current Historical Society members pay $35. The Pine Grove Community Center is located on Laneda Street in Manzanita.
Beach has a Ph.D. in history, taught at Cornell University and worked at the Smithsonian Institution before moving to Oregon in 1992. This history course will draw from Beach’s research into north Tillamook County and will feature his extensive collection of historical photos.
To sign up for this course, call the Historical Society at 368-7460 or apply at Pine Grove on the first date, October 16. To see a detailed list of topics, check the events button at www.nehalemvalleyhistory.org or request a brochure from the Historical Society.

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