Samuel Hughes House - Court Street-Chemeketa Street Historic District - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.225 W 123° 01.085
10T E 498573 N 4975961
Quick Description: Primary contributing Vernacular house built in 1908
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 2/27/2013 1:20:55 PM
Waymark Code: WMGFJZ
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill
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Long Description:
This large one-and-one-half-story Vernacular structure was built in 1908 by Samuel A. Hughes and his wife, Orpha Eoff Hughes. Mr. Hughes was in the construction business and was responsible for many well known Salem-area buildings, including the old Salem Armory, Lausanne Hall (a residence hall at Willamette University) and Salem High School. Hughes also served three terms in the Oregon State legislature as a member of the house. He died in 1946 and Orhpa continued to live in the house until 1949.

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Name of Historic District (as listed on the NRHP): Court Street-Chemeketa Street Historic District

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1796 Chemeketa Street NE Salem, Oregon 97301

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