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Sunday, March 1, 2009

Burton, 2319 State St. NE, (LL)

Alvin A. Burton, with his brothers Luman, Edwin, and Percy, made up the firm of Burton Brothers, a brick making business in Salem. Other buildings constructed of Burton brick included "The State University at Eugene", the Chemawa Indian school, the Salem City Hall, the Odd Fellows building, the Bayne building and many others. The house continued as a residence up to the early 1950;s. In 1962 a restaurant called "The Garden of Eat'n" occupied the building; it now houses apartments and office space.

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