July 18, 2024

75 Years of Post-War Peace – The Merci Boxcar

The Coos History Museum (CHM) hosts 75 Years of Post-War Peace: Celebrating the Anniversary of the

Merci Train Box Car. The event will include an exclusive look at items from CHM’s collection, accompanied by a presentation from CHM volunteer Steve Greif. Admission price of $5 for members and $7 for non-members.

Doors open at 5 p.m. Pre-registration is encouraged. Reservations can be made online, by phone at 541-756-6320 or register in person at the museum’s front desk. Walk-ins are welcome.

5:30 – 7 p.m.

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75 Years Ago, France thanked the US for it's part in WWII by providing 48 boxcars filled with gifts, one for every state in the union, at the time. The Oregon Boxcar is located in North Bend. Oregon's Adventure Coast

Contact Info

1210 N Front Street
Coos Bay, Oregon 97420


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