Celebrating Founders’ Day

From left, Judi Allio, chairman of the Salem Historical Society’s Founders’ Day Celebration, congratulates 2013 Citizen of Honor Edwin Smith and his wife Suzanne, and family members of the late Robert S. McCulloch Sr., another 2013 Citizen of Honor, represented by his daughter-in-law Jean, and grandchildren Margaret Sabo, Joe Null, Rob McCulloch and William McCulloch. The event Tuesday night, which fell on the anniversary of Salem’s founding, featured attorney Tim Brookes talking about Morgan’s Raid. Other honorees included four businesses who contributed to the Dale Shaffer Legacy Time Capsule Project, including Fred and Tom Baker of Salem Welding & Supply Co., John and Jock Buta of Butech Bliss, Russell Loudon of Stark Memorial Inc. and Henry Spack of Henry Spack Service Inc. The time capsule will be buried during a ceremony at 2 p.m. Sunday in front of the Dale Shaffer Research Library. (Salem News photo by Mary Ann Greier)