Events Celebrate 100th Anniversary of Former Salem High School and Salem Junior High School Building
Three programs mark the 100th anniversary of the opening of 230 North Lincoln Avenue, the three- story brick building that functioned first as Salem High School, later as Salem Junior High School, and now as the Kent State City Center.
Tuesday, September 12: The Salem Historical Society hosted a program in the Kent State City Center Auditorium about the architecture of Charles Henry Owsley and Charles Frederick Owsley. Ginger Grilli led the program; Richard P. Owsley was a special guest.
Saturday, October 14: The Salem High School Alumni Association hosted free public tours of the building.
7 p.m., Tuesday, November 7: In honor of Veterans Day the Kent State Communiversity Choir will present a concert of patriotic songs in the Kent State City Center Auditorium. Melissa D. Fucci, associate professor of music at the Salem Campus, will direct the choir, and Dr. David Dees, dean of Kent State's Columbiana County Campuses, will serve as narrator. The Kent State Salem Advisory Board will host this free public concert.
For more information call 330-337-8514.