As the state fair runs this week, Willamette Heritage Center curator Kylie Pine dug up archival photos of one of the fair’s main food attractions in the 1950s.
By Kylie Pine - Special to Salem Reporter
Portrait of Winfield Taylor Rigdon (1849-1942), Salem undertaker turned poet and lyricist. Portrait printed in his 1927 book of poems “Truth in Pleasant Rymes” (Willamette Heritage Center collections 91.27.1) This summer at the Willamette Heritage Center we are celebrating music in conjunction with the June 21st National Make Music Day.[Read More…]