Day: April 24, 2021

Keizer Elementary School

KEIZER SCHOOLThe Keizer Community lies on the northern fringe of Salem, Oregon. It is one of the fast-growing suburban areas in Oregon. Charles William Pugh, son of John Martin Pugh and Sally Ann Claggett, was born November 7, 1854 at Claggett. He was married to Joan Hamilton on October 3, 1875 The couple resided on […]

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Hoover Elementary School

HOOVER SCHOOLHoover School is one of Salem’s newer elementary schools, located in the East Englewood area, just outside the city limits, on Savage Road. The school was named Hoover for the former president, Herbert Hoover, who spent part of his youth in Salem. A life-sized portrait of Herbert Hoover hangs in the front hall. Penned […]

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Highland Elementary School

A strange type of front . architecture seemingly was not in ill repute, as it would be today, during the period from 1910 to 1915. During those years Salem Built five of its still used elementary schools. Highland being one of them. The style surely was highly approved at that time, as two of the […]

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Hayesville Elementary School

HAYESVILLE SCHOOL Haynesville School had its beginning in 1858 when Adam Stephens, one of the first of the early pioneers to settle in the area, donated lumber from his neighboring sawmill to build a schoolhouse on his property. A second one-room structure was built in 1882, a short distance north of site of the first […]

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Halls Ferry Elementary

HALLS FERRY SCHOOL At the time it was founded our school was christened “Riverview”, Then later was changed to “River- dale” after nearby Riverdale Park. After a few years the school was officially named Hall’s Ferry School. This name was taken from the Hall’s Ferry Station. Before 1917 the children from the Halls Ferry Community […]

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