Deb Meaghers and Kimberli Fitzgerald share their passions 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 homeowners, neighbors in our historic districts, curators of local museums, and 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. We also include information for historic property owners on various programs available to help them preserve these resources for future generations to enjoy.
April 30, 2020 – Historic Preservation Update30/04/2020 Duración: 25min
Kimberli Fitzgerald, Salem Historic Preservation Officer, and Staff Archaeologist provides an update on historic preservation projects, including the plans for the next public archaeology project.
April 16, 2020 Historic Treasures: Historic Brunk Farmstead16/04/2020 Duración: 26min
Ann Gage of the Polk County Historical Society shares the history of this unique historic resource along with its stewardship plans for the future.
April 2, 2020 Agricultural Legacies: Steffen Farms, Part 202/04/2020 Duración: 24min
Stan Steffen continues the story of the Swiss/German Mennonite families who immigrated to the "Switzerland" area of Marion County in the 1850s.
March 19, 2020 – Agricultural Legacies: Steffen Farms, Part 119/03/2020
Stan Steffen joins us to share the story of his long-time farming family in the Pratum area of eastern Marion County.
March 5, 2020 – Yesterday’s Voices: Fields-Ogdahl Families05/03/2020
Janet Ogdahl joins us again to share the story of the Ogdahl and Fields families, both well-known in the region.
February 13, 2020 – Native American History, Part 2:21/02/2020 Duración: 24min
Breice Edwards and Chris Bailey of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde share more about the history of the tribes and bands specific to our local area.
February 6, 2020 – Native American History, Part 1:21/02/2020 Duración: 23min
Breice Edwards and Chris Bailey of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde talk with us about the history of the Confederation and indigenous tribes and bands in our region.
January 23, 2020 Mystery of the State Hospital Cemetery23/01/2020 Duración: 26min
Kimberli Fitzgerald and our own Christy Van Heukelem inform us about this recent intriguing research case to locate any remains of an old institutional cemetery.
January 9, 2020 Year End Historic Preservation Review10/01/2020 Duración: 26min
Kimberli Fitzgerald, Historic Preservation Officer, City of Salem, and HLC Commissioner Andy Zimmerman look back at 2019 projects and forward to those planned in 2020.
January 2, 2020 Overview of 2019 Episodes10/01/2020 Duración: 25min
Christy & Deb discuss some of their favorite shows of 2019.