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Salem is a small city in Southern Illinois, and the county seat of the rural Marion county.


Get in[edit]

Map of Salem (Illinois)

By car[edit]

I57 passes through Salem, going north and south.

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Get around[edit]


  • 1 William Jennings Bryan Birthplace Museum (William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home), 408 S Broadway, +1-618-548-2222. No regular hours. Visits must be arranged in advance. A museum and preserved home of William Jennings Bryan, a prominent politician in the late 1890's and early 1900's. William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home (Q14688258) on Wikidata William Jennings Bryan Boyhood Home on Wikipedia


  • 2 Badollet House. A historic Italianate house. Badollet House (Q4841071) on Wikidata Badollet House on Wikipedia
  • 3 Charles and Naomi Bachmann House. A small historic house. Charles and Naomi Bachmann House (Q5084000) on Wikidata Charles and Naomi Bachmann House on Wikipedia
  • 4 Marion County Courthouse. A small but well designed courthouse building. Marion County Courthouse (Q65076216) on Wikidata Marion County Courthouse (Illinois) on Wikipedia




A number of chain restaurants are located by the I57 exit.




Go next[edit]

Routes through Salem
UrbanaEffingham  N  S  Mount VernonMarion
St. LouisSandoval  W  E  VincennesSeymour

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