Silverton, Oregon museum – A look at the past

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A few weeks ago we went camping just outside Silverton at Silver Falls State Park, and I have to say, one of the most beautiful places on Earth. I will have many more pictures coming in the next couple weeks. But, today is about the history of a little town outside of Salem.

Silverton, Oregon, is a small community that is rich in History. Despite its small size it has had many famous residents: Clark Gabel, Don Pettit (Astronaut), and Homer Davenport (Famous Political Cartoonist from the early 1900s), and Johnny Pesky (Red Sox baseball).

Each room at the museum has its own theme and each item has a story. There is the class room, doctor's office, sports room and even what I called the fabric room. The fabric room showed some amazing dresses made by the lady who made the dresses for many of the 1st ladies for the inaugural ball for some 40 years.

Here are many of the pictures from our day at the museum, I suggest if you have some time, take a trip to this amazing little town with so much history.

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SILVERTON, OREGON

 

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Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459
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Todd

I think I could get lost in museums.

Sincerely

Tom Braatz

Sep 30, 2008 04:21 AM #1
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Leslie Stewart
Oregon Licensed Broker with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Real Estate Professionals - Stayton, OR
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Thanks for the heads up, I haven't taken the time to stop before, but it looks worth the time.  I like the photo bucket for the slide show.  It shows off your photos nicely. 

Sep 30, 2008 08:33 AM #2
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Todd Clark
eXp Realty LLC - Tigard, OR
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Tom - Not this one, it is in a small house, but it had so much to offer.

Leslie - You are even closer than I am, you should go, it really is a cool little museum.

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Gene Mock
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I love checking out museums.  Your pics are great.   I'm so so grateful for modern medicine!

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