180 W Spring St
New Albany, IN 47150
Jeannie Regan-Dinius from the Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology, Indiana Department of Natural Resources, will speak at the September 1 program of the Southern Indiana Genealogical Society. She will discuss the state of cemeteries in Indiana, the symbolism of memorial markings, how pop culture affects stones, and what one should look for when visiting a cemetery. Ms. Regan-Dinius has a life-long interest in history, family history, and research. She has degrees in public history, urban planning, and information management. In 2000, she came to the state to work on the Underground Railroad Research Initiative with the added responsibilities of the Cemetery Registry, the Historic Theater Initiative, and public outreach.
A meet and mingle with light refreshments will begin at 6:45 PM with program at 7 PM in the Strassweg Auditorium of the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, Indiana. For more information, please visit http://www.sigsweb.org/meetings or call Donna Foster at 812-923-3492.