Get lost in Netarts Bay history

NETARTS BAY — Friends of Netarts Bay Watershed, Estuary, Beach and Sea (WEBS) invite you to get lost in the history of Netarts Bay this November.

Netarts is an area with many secrets to reveal.

• 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Nov. 3: “Stories of Netarts Past”

Dive into tales of early settler activities, including stories about the Lost Netarts Gold Mine, how Netarts got its name, the Tillamook Indian War, Netarts’ role in building the Morning Star and Netarts’ first murder victim. New this year is a slide show on the growth of the Netarts-Oceanside area.

• 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 11: “History Between the Capes”

Park Ranger Travis Korbe, of the Cape Lookout Management Unit of Oregon State Parks, will provide an overview of the history from Cape Lookout to Cape Meares. Korbe will offer a private tour of the Cape Meares Lighthouse after the talk.

These events require registration. Find out more at, the WEBS Facebook page or by searching for the Friends of Netarts Bay on

All of WEBS community programs are free.

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