Tag Archives: Salem City Hall

Circus Parade Highlights from Salem History

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William James Culver and an Unlikely Restaurant Connection

by Sue Masse and Kylie Pine In pulling together materials for our exhibit about Salem Restaurant History, we came across this receipt (WHC 1994.056.0023) for services made out to W.J. Culver.  Knowing from other tax receipts and sources that a … Continue reading

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Then and Now: Mill and Liberty Streets SE

Timeline for the Salem Imperial 400 Motel Sources: Salem City Directory and Sanborn Fire Insurance Maps Year Managers Notes 1964 Daniel H. and Dorothy J. White 1966 Daniel H. and Dorothy J. White 49 units, pool 1967-1969 Robert & Phyllis … Continue reading

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In Loving Memory: Al Jones

 Long time journalist and heritage supporter Al Jones passed away March 11, 2011. (Read Al’s obituary here). The Marion Historical Society and, now, the Willamette Heritage Center have been extremely fortunate in Al’s patronage.  He donated a collection of thousands of historic photographs … Continue reading

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