Coos Bay (Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)) (Paperback)

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Originally called Marshfield, the city of Coos Bay has transitioned from a pioneer and frontier boomtown that was developed by coalminers, shipbuilders, timber men, and entrepreneurs. The rich, pioneer history of Coos Bay is predated by the Coos Indians, who maintained many villages along the bay and survived in peaceful harmony with nature until forcibly removed by white settlers in the 1860s. After merging with nearby Eastside and Empire, the city is now the largest municipality in Coos County and on the entire coastline of the state of Oregon.
Product Details
ISBN: 9780738589176
ISBN-10: 0738589179
Publisher: Arcadia Publishing (SC)
Publication Date: April 2nd, 2012
Pages: 127
Language: English
Series: Images of America (Arcadia Publishing)