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History of Salem, Oregon

Oregon's Capitol Building, 1909

Oregon's Capitol Building, 1909

Salem, Oregon
Saturday, March 1, 2014

C-SPAN's Local Content Vehicles take American History TV on the road. We featured the history of Salem, Oregon over the weekend of March 1-3.

Hosted by our Comcast cable partners, we learned about the Oregon State Hospital's Museum of Mental Health, the Asahel Bush House and the Oregon State Capitol. We also learned the history of the marachino cherry and visited the Willamette Heritage Center where we toured the Thomas Kay Woolen Mill. 

Updated: Saturday, March 15, 2014 at 11:04am (ET)

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