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Christmas Flood Evacuation of Salem Memorial Hospital – December 1964

This article was written for the Statesman Journal and published December 2014. It is reproduced here for reference purposes. Monday December 21, 1964, Salem residents watched anxiously as the Willamette River began to rise at the rate of 3 inches … Continue reading

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1964 Christmas Flood – Keizer

Watery Christmas ‘Not Very Fun’ Capital Journal, Wednesday, December 23, 1964 By William Bebout Written by the editor of the Capital Journal, a resident of the neighborhood. Refugees from Keizer’s lowlands huddled in the chilly State Fair 4-H building today … Continue reading

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