|Birdseye Map of Salem, Oregon|
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Salem was founded as a Methodist mission on the Willamette River in 1840; when Glover drew this image in 1876 its population was around 2,500, and in the years since the town has grown steadily to its current size of 155,000 [Est., 2009]. More resources about this period is Salem's history are available at the Marion County Historical Society.