Salem Historical Society seeks items for capsule

Staff report


The Salem Historical Society is seeking items for possible inclusion in the Dale Shaffer Legacy Time Capsule.

Content suggestions include an American flag, a Bible, personal letters, news articles, a 2013 phone book, toys, church directories, menus, business and organization brochures, Salem photographs, school information, magazines, stamps, credit cards and cellphones.

All suggestions will be considered by the time- capsule committee.

The time-capsule burial is scheduled for May 5.

Items will be accepted through March 20.

Plans are to display the proposed contents in April before being readied for burial in the lawn of the Dale Shaffer Research Library at the Dale Shaffer Way entrance.

The capsule will be reopened in 2063.

Call the Salem Historical Society at 330-337-8514 with questions and to suggest content.

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