Press Release & Annoucements

October 28, 2019

The 7th annual Festival of Trees will be held November 30 and December 1 at the Florence Events  Center.  In keeping with this year's theme of "I'll Be Home for Christmas,"  organizers have added a special feature called the Veterans Hallway of Heroes which gives commu...

June 26, 2019

The Oregon Coast Military Museum has scheduled Saturday July 6th, for the fourth annual anniversary celebration, with admission only $1.00!

Doors open at 10:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m. BBQ will be provided by the Museum, and music from the Old Time Fiddlers Association will...

June 4, 2019

To celebrate the birth of the iconic jeep vehicle from WWII, the Oregon Coast Military Museum is hosting its third annual “Jeep Junction” show & shine Saturday June 15th at Johnston Motor Co. on Hwy 101 in Florence.  The show starts at 10:00 a.m. and ends at 2:00 p.m....

May 24, 2019

The Oregon Coast Military Museum (OCMM) today announced that Cal Applebee, the Museum’s Executive Director, has decided to retire effective

June 30, 2019.

Applebee has served in his role since May 2016. During Applebee’s tenure he played key roles in solidifying the Muse...

April 11, 2019

The Oregon Coast Military Museum located in Florence Oregon recently made significant enhancements to the merchandise offered through its gift shop. In addition to the traditional merchandise typically found in a museum gift shop such as mission-oriented apparel, the M...

March 12, 2019

Spruce Point Assisted Living in Florence, Oregon is the primary host organization bringing ‘The Wall That Heals’ to Florence in April of 2019 for the Wall’s only appearance in the state of Oregon for this year. A program of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Fund, founders...

February 28, 2019

March has roared in like a lion, and there are plenty of opportunities in our community to fulfill our mission to honor our Veterans.

We are seeking a Volunteer to help Chief of Staff Geoff Cannon produce our Veteran of the Quarter program. This entails interviewing a V...

February 13, 2019

The next Military Heritage Day for the Oregon Coast Military Museum is set for Saturday, February 23rd at 2:00 p.m. at the Florence Municipal Airport located on Kingwood Street.  Board Member Dave Burkett will be sharing his knowledge as a Civil War Living Historian -...

December 27, 2018

The Oregon Coast Military Museum held its annual elections at its December monthly meeting and the following were elected as officers: original Board member Tim Sapp of TR Hunter was elected President; long-time board member Gary Cannon was elected as Vice President; A...

November 23, 2018

The Oregon Coast Military Museum is extremely pleased to announce that the Oregon Memorial Traveling Wall project is coming to the Museum in conjunction with Pearl Harbor Day, December 7th. Sponsored by Three Rivers Casino Resort, the Wall is a project of the Umpqua Va...

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