40 YEARS OF HISTORY Making memories


Important dates for the Timberlanes restaurant, catering and hotel complex in Salem:
1962: Odess "Soph" Paparodis buys the Timberlanes, including a restaurant and bowling alley.
1963: Paparodis adds a tavern, which he calls The Oak Room Bar.
1967: Owner adds the 60-room Timberlanes Inn, Salem's only hotel at the time.
1977: Fire destroys the restaurant and bowling alley.
1978: Rebuilt restaurant is unveiled, along with new banquet halls.
1988: Roy Paparodis buys the business from his father.
2000: Business adds the Wallaby's Grille, a casual dining restaurant.
2002: Timberlanes celebrates its 40th anniversary.

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