Winners: 2021 HLC Historic Photo Contest

Chairperson's Choice winner: Camron Settlemier with "Winter Rose."

Chairperson's Choice winner: Camron Settlemier with "Winter Rose."

​The Salem Historic Landmarks Commission celebrated its sixth annual Historic Photo Contest this year. We had sixteen entries in the contest in five different categories. Winners were announced at the June 17 Commission meeting. All photos will be featured on the HLC's Facebook page.

​Historic Exterior

Winner: Susan Sligh with “Investing in History”

Winner: Susan Sligh with “Investing in History”

Youth:  Kenley Cartier-Whitman with “Love for the Gilbert House”

Youth: Kenley Cartier-Whitman with “Love for the Gilbert House”

​Historic Feature-Landscape-Streetscape

Winner: Karen Shorter with “Emerging from the Fog”

Winner: Karen Shorter with “Emerging from the Fog”

Youth: Kenley Cartier-Whitman with “Prettiest State Ever”

Youth: Kenley Cartier-Whitman with “Prettiest State Ever”

​Historic Interior

Winner: Rebekah Whillhite with “Blue Ribbon”

Winner: Rebekah Whillhite with “Blue Ribbon”

​Selfie with Pet
and a Historic
Building or Feature

Winner: Grace Sligh with “The Capitol Rocks”

Winner: Grace Sligh with “The Capitol Rocks”

Youth: 	 Evyn Wilhelm Baker with “Caboose #507”

Youth: Evyn Wilhelm Baker with “Caboose #507”

Kenley Cartier-Whitman with “How We Learn History during COVID”

Kenley Cartier-Whitman with “How We Learn History during COVID”

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