From The Cleveland Plain Dealer: The site where four students died on May 4, 1970, at Kent State University has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The registry announced today that the 17.24 acres where the Ohio National Guard shot protestors was significant in America's history and should be acknowledged for its past. The designation is part of the school's continued push to use the shootings as a learning tool.
From The Columbus Dispatch: Ohio officials want to recognize the 1970 protest at Kent State University by nominating 17 acres on campus to the National Register of Historic Places. The land is where soldiers from the Ohio National Guard, called out by then-Gov. James A. Rhodes, clashed with students protesting the Vietnam War. On May 4, 1970, soldiers opened fired into the crowd, killing four students and injuring nine others.