“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Salem, Oregon Historical Markers

Column Segments Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, July 5, 2015
Column Segments Marker (tall view)
Oregon (Marion County), Salem — Column Segments
These Corinthian column segments originally were part of those that graced the west and east entrance porticos of Oregon's first state house. The cornerstone for the original Capitol was laid October 8, 1873. The building was partially . . . — Map (db m113717) HM
Oregon (Marion County), Salem — Dedicated to You, A Free Citizen in a Free Land Oregon's Liberty Bell Replica
This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of Oregon by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of the Treasury As the inspirational symbol of the United States Savings Bonds Independence . . . — Map (db m128490) HM
Oregon (Marion County), Salem — Herbert Hoover Boyhood Home Historical Landmark
Herbert Hoover 31st President of the United States 1929-1933 2213 Hazel Ave N. Boyhood Home from 1888 ~ 1891 — Map (db m96133) HM
Oregon (Marion County), Salem — Salem
Founded in 1840 by Methodist missionaries, Became territorial capital in 1852, An incorporated city in 1857, Permanent capital of Oregon in 1864. W. D. Pugh designed this city hall. Under construction in 1893.Marion County Centennial . . . — Map (db m63966) HM
Oregon (Marion County), Salem — T.G. Bligh Building 1923
In 1922 Thomas Gregor Bligh bought this property from the Salem Elks Fraternal Organization. In 1924, a year after constructing this Mission Revival building, the owner died in an automobile accident. In 1927, is wife Anna sold the property to . . . — Map (db m112989) HM
Oregon (Marion County), Salem — Willamette University College of Medicine
In 1867, Willamette University founded the first medical school in the Pacific Northwest – the third such college west of St. Louis. This college was maintained in Salem from 1867 until 1913 except for the period 1878 to 1895 during which . . . — Map (db m113737) HM

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