Why SHINE?

SHINE is an acronym for Salem Heritage Network (SHN), an ongoing effort to support cultural properties and heritage tourism in Salem, Oregon.

Explore the following Topics:

SHINE on Salem

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A profile for every year of Salem’s history, from 1860 to the present

Discover Neighborhood History

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A photographic catalog of historic homes in Salem’s 18 neighborhoods

Salem’s Moving History

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Highlighting homes and buildings that have been relocated from one place to another

Salem Lifelines

Profiling the lives of women who contributed to the development of the city 

Walking Tours

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These exclusive photo collections can be used for self-guided walking tours or viewed as online slideshows. 

Historic Marion

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These articles were written for Marion County Historical Society

Marion County 20

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A travelogue profiling all 20 towns within Marion County, Oregon