Rep. Wilhour Recognizes Salem’s History at Bicentennial Celebration
July 2, 2023
Photo (l-r): Salem Chief of Police Kyle Ambuehl, Salem City Clerk Tabitha Meador, Salem Historical Commission Chairman Luke Purcell, Rep. Blaine Wilhour, Salem Mayor Nic Farley, and Salem City Manager Rex Barbee at the William Jennings Bryan Memorial Park stage for the Bicentennial Celebration July 1, 2023
State Representative Blaine Wilhour presented the Mayor of the City of Salem a certificate during the Bicentennial Celebration of Salem being selected as the County Seat for Marion County 200 years ago in 1823.
The celebration began with a 10:00 AM dedication of a marker for the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, recognition of local historian Frank Brinkerhoff, and comments from the American Legion Auxillary, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, and Children of the American Revolution.