Episode 19 — Salem in 1840

Your Salem Through the Years (KMUZ Vault)

Episode 19 — Salem in 1840

Show Notes

1840This week on Your Salem Through The Years, David Lewis, Tribal Historian for the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, talks to Virginia and Jim about Salem in 1840. In 1840 the Methodist missionaries had arrived and the native Kalapuyan people were struggling to survive the white man's diseases and occupation of their homeland.


About Your Salem Through the Years (KMUZ Vault)

Discover the rich history of Salem and the Willamette Valley with local historian Virginia Green and State Librarian Emeritus Jim Scheppke. (From the KMUZ Archives)

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