Anne W. Donnelly is the former Project Director for construction of the new Coos Historical & Maritime Center and the former Executive Director of the Coos County Historical Society. She previously practiced law in Seattle, Washington, holds degrees in English (Trinity College) and Landscape Architecture (University of Oregon), and is active in development designed for environmental and cultural benefit. She served for six years as executive director of the first incorporated Oregon watershed council, and led the creation of an award-winning schools partnership for the Coos Historical & Maritime Museum.
Coos History Museum
The Coos History Museum, operated by the nonprofit Coos County Historical Society (CCHS) in North Bend, provides information about the cultural history of south-coastal Oregon, emphasizing area residents' traditional dependence on rivers, sloughs, and the sea. CCHS and the museum enjoy strong partnerships with local organizations, county school districts, Southwestern …