Salem Area Historical Society Events for April, May and June
April 26 @ 7pm South Salem Stone School, 7991 N. Territorial Rd. at Curtis Rd.
SPEAKER: Russell Doré; A one-hour dramatic reading of excepts from his second book, They Put America In The Air; The presentation includes slides of the individuals and aircraft involved with behind the scenes of building the commercial aircraft industry with The Wright Brothers, Bill Boeing & Donald Douglas.
May 20 9am – 2pm Jarvis Stone School Historic District, 7991 N. Territorial Rd.
EVENT: SAHS Annual Community Flea Market & Yard Sale. School and Barn will be open for visitors. Clean out your attic, your garage, your house! It’s time to sell your unwanted treasures. This is a community wide yard sale featuring flea market and resale items. Large 15’ x 15’ outdoor spaces are $15 for non-members and $10 for members. Signup at www.SAHShistory.org Don’t want to sell your own items but still want to help? SAHS will have a space with donated items for sale. Consider donating your items to SAHS. Donations of items will be accepted at the South Salem Stone School on Sat. May 13th from 9:00 am to 11:00 am and Wed. May 17th from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm.
May 24 @ 7pm South Salem Stone School, 7991 N. Territorial Rd. at Curtis Rd.
SPEAKER: Joe Oldenburg; The Salem Train Wreck of 1907; It was a warm summer day on July 20, 1907 as 600 workers, family and friends from the Pere Marquette Railroad in Ionia boarded a train for a day long excursion. The excursion turned into a disaster when the train crashed head-on with another Pere Marquette train near 5 Mile and Napier Roads
June 22 @ 6pm Salem Hills Golf Course Clubhouse
SAHS special event: Dinner with Henry & Friends; Enjoy a Flatbread dinner and be transported to 1925 and interact with three famous historical celebrities, Henry Ford, Thomas Edison and Harvey Firestone. Tickets can be purchased through the SAHS Website (www.SAHShistory.org ).
Phone (248) 486-0669