Oregon Veterans' Building - Salem, Oregon
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily
N 44° 56.659 W 123° 01.628
10T E 497859 N 4976765
Quick Description: State office building dedicated by Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh
Location: Oregon, United States
Date Posted: 5/14/2013 7:14:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMH35K
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Bon Echo
Views: 22

Long Description:
This office building opened in 1984 following dedication ceremonies by Oregon Governor Vic Atiyeh. The building provides office space for the State of Oregon's Department of Veterans' Affairs. It is located at the north end of the Capitol Mall and features a very nice memorial park on the north and east sides of the building, with monuments to Medal of Honor recipients, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Veterans of the Afghan-Iraqi War, the Korean War, Spanish-American War and World War I.

Victor Atiyeh was the 32nd Governor of Oregon and the last Republican elected to the office. He served as two terms as Governor, from 1979 to 1987 and was the first elected Governor in the United States of Arab descent.

Here is the marker text:

THE OREGON VETERANS' BUILDING

STATE OF OREGON

DEDICATED MAY 30, 1984
BY GOVERNOR VICTOR ATIYEH
AUTHORIZED IN 1979 BY
GOVERNOR VICTOR ATIYEH
AND THE 60TH LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY

CONTRACTOR: WILDISH CORVALLIS CONST. CO.
ARCHITECT: SERA ARCHITECTS


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What was opened/inaugurated?: The Oregon Veterans' Building

Who was that opened/inaugurated it?: Governor Victor Atiyeh

Date of the opening/inauguration?: May 30, 1984

Website about the person: [Web Link]

Website about the location: Not listed

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