History and stories of Orem being documented in centennial book

April 9, 2018

By Genelle Pugmire Daily Herald

From the SCERA Center for the Arts and numerous fruit orchards, to Geneva Steel and a World War II prisoner-of-war camp, Orem has had a rich and varied history.

With the 100th birthday coming up May 5, 2019, the city is planning a whirlwind of events and activities to celebrate the town and its namesake, Walter C. Orem, once the president of the Salt Lake and Utah Railroad.

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