Cemeteries can be invaluable resources for genealogists and historians. They serve as community museums in some respects. Many a genealogist has pored over cemetery records and traipsed across overgrown rural cemeteries to find an elusive ancestor.
Jeannie R. Regan-Dinius, Director of Special Initiatives for the Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, will discuss the state of cemeteries in Indiana, what is being done at various levels to protect and restore them, and what we can do to help.
Jeannie Regan-Dinius has a life-long interest in history, family history, and research. She earned her Bachelors in Public History from
where she studied also anthropology and American Studies. She has her Masters in Urban Pl Ball
State University anning and Information Management/Library Science
from Indiana University-Purdue
University at with additional graduate course
work in public history. Indianapolis
Our "Cemeteries" lecture is free and open to the public, but we ask that you RSVP ahead of time. Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 765-5769 to register.