Episode 4 — Salem in 1860

Your Salem Through the Years (KMUZ Vault)

Episode 4 — Salem in 1860

Show Notes

1860This week on Your Salem Through the Years, Jim and Virginia talk about Salem in 1860, when Salem became a chartered city, one year after Oregon statehood. Boon's Treasury building (the building to the right) was built in that year by John Boon and served as the first State Treasury as well as a store and gathering place.


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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