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Salem, Marion County, Illinois
Welcome to Salem, Marion County, Illinois. Also known as the Gateway of Little Egypt.

Salem was founded in 1823
Incorporated 4 Feb 1855
City Charter in 1865.


A History of Salem
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Salem, Illinois



Salem Historical Drive
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Map & Info for the
Salem Historical Drive



Salem Historical Register
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Full list of properties
Salem Historical Register



Historical Photos of Salem
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Old Photos of Salem



Salem 1934
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View of South Side of Square
During Reunion Parade



C&EI Depot
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C&EI Depot
Now a nice restaurant



Lemen-Frakes House
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Built in 1842
Oldest Home In Salem
Lodging Place for
Abraham Lincoln



Newspapers
On Microfilm

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List of Newspapers
on Microfilm
Bryan-Bennett Library
Salem, Illinois



Salem's Royal Prince
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Colonel John Sobieski
Prince Royal of Poland
Lived In Salem



Salem's Son
W. J. Bryan

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William Jennings Bryan
Congressman,
Secretary of State
Attorney,
Newspaper Editor



Trip to
Dayton, Tennessee

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Salem Historical &
Patriotical Commission
trip to
Dayton, Tennessee



Marion County, Illinois
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Marion County
Web Page
With Links to
Other Townships
In Marion County



Salem Yahoo Group
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of Salem Yahoo Group



Official City of Salem
Web Page




Salem
Chamber of Commerce


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Click for Salem, Illinois Forecast

Salem City Hall
southwest corner of
Main and Broadway

Open 8:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.
Monday - Friday
Closed Holidays


Bryan-Bennett Library
217 West Main

Monday-Thursday:
12:00 Noon - 8:00 P.M.
Friday & Saturday
9:00 A.M. - 2:00 P.M.
Closed Holidays


William Jennings Bryan
Birth Place
408 South Broadway

Open Wednesday & Saturday
12:00 Noon - 4:30 P.M.
Closed Holidays


Marion County Courthouse
101 E. Main
P.O. Box 637
Salem, IL 62881

Open Monday - Friday
8:00 A.M. - 4:00 P.M.
Closed Holidays

Telephone:
County Clerk (618) 548-3400
Circuit Clerk (618) 548-3856
Recorder (618) 548-3400



Marion County
Genealogical & Historical
Society

Post Office Box 342
Salem, IL 62881

President
Harold Boyles
220 William Street
Salem, IL 62881
618-548-2500


Marion County
Genealogical & Historical Society










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