October 15, 2015 Living in History

Salem History Matters

October 15, 2015 Living in History

Show Notes

The real secret to historic preservation is to continue to use the historic resource through generations.  Case in point, look to the Odd Fellows Building/Grand Theater in downtown Salem. Guests Joe & Cindy Meduri recently purchased this building from restorers Carole Smith and Eric Kittleson, and they share with us their plans to keep this treasured gem viable--and vibrant!


About Salem History Matters

Deb Meaghers and Christy Van Heukelem share their passion for mid-Willamette Valley history and engage listeners in the value of preserving and blending our rich historic legacy into our contemporary lives. Interviews with area historians, authors, historic property owners, neighbors in our historic districts, curators of local museums, commercial building owners and renovators offer insight into why preserving, living and working in our historic resources are so integral to our sense of community. Adding to the fabric of our heritage quilt are the “Spotlight on History” segments which highlight specific areas of our history, and the “Yesterday’s Voices” segments where our long-time residents share their memories of their lives in the Salem area.

​For more information and photographs for each of the episodes, please check out the Blog page on our website at SalemHistoryMatters.net.

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