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Posted on: May 26, 2020

50th Commemoration of May 4 - Banner Installation

May 4 Banners

In keeping with the commitment to honor and remember those tragic events of May 4, 1970, and in partnership with Each + Every, the Kent Historical Society Museum, and the Kent State University Wick Poetry Center and Mapping May 4th project, banners were installed in select locations in Kent that highlight the events and oral histories of individuals that lived through the days of May 1 to May 4, 1970. 

Banners are located: 

  • on N. Water St. at the intersection of N. Water St. and Portage St. 
  • on Franklin Ave by the Haymaker Bridge 
  • on the Portage Hike & Bike Trail, by the John Brown Tannery trail head
  • on the Portage Hike & Bike Trail, Brady’s Leap Segment

May 4 Banner

May 4 Banner

May 4 Banner

May 4 Banner

Mapping May 4
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