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Saturday, February 28, 2009

Christensen, 2295 Liberty Street NE, (LL)

In 1907 this was the home of Curtis W. Chatfield, listed in the Salem City Directory as "fruit grower". Later owners were John C. Stapleton, M. Cruse, and Frank W. Edgar. E. R. Palmer bought the house in 1910 and owned it until 1923 when it was sold to G. W. and Eleanor Slagel. It is best known as the home of Harold and Cora Christensen in the 1920s and 30s; Mr. Christensen was a driver for the Oregon Bakery Company.

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