CAMP ADAIR & SALEM HISTORY WITH JOHN BAKER
The Newport 60+ Activity Center is honored to welcome John Baker as a narrator and personal guide for a virtual memorable journey through Camp Adair Tuesday, September 1, 2020 from 2:00-3:00pm . John is the author of Camp Adair and speaker on many other historical and personal topics.
Camp Adair was a United States Army division training facility established north of Corvallis, operating from 1942 to 1946. During its peak period of use, the camp was home to approximately 40,000 people.
Camp Adair included about 1800 buildings, of which 500 were barracks, a hospital, a bakery, a post office, a bank, 13 post exchange stores, 5 movie theaters, and 11 chapels among other structures.
To register for this virtual presentation, go online: www.newportoregon.gov/sc and click on the banner “Browse the catalog and register.” There, you may view a listing of additional virtual programs and presentations. An e-mail invite will be sent prior to the presentation. For more information call 541-574-5459.