Tuesday, August 28, 2007

Kosciusko County Cemetery Walk & Book

The Local History and Genealogy Center of the North Webster Community Public Library (301 N. Main St., North Webster IN 46555) is sponsoring a Cemetery Walk of North Webster Cemetery in Kosciusko County on Saturday, September 9. Beginning at 1 pm and going every 10-15 minutes until approximately 2:45 pm, groups will be able to walk the cemetery, where there will be a guide and re-enactors highlighting the life of selected individuals who are buried there: Perry E. Mock; Louie and Dorthea Tenney Engle; John S. Hall; Clara Kiser Cripe Rothenberger; Ned & Helen Raver, and Eleanor Joy Warner.

After the walk, refreshments will be offered at the library. Note: in the event of rain, the walk will be rescheduled to Saturday, September 16.

Pre-paid orders for Transcription of the North Webster Cemetery will be accepted beginning on September 9. The book includes information on over 2,000 burials, with photos of all the stones and over 950 obituaries. There is also a site map and a transcription of the original plat map, along with an index. The book was made possible by a grant from the Esther Pfleiderer Charitable Trust. Softbound copies will be available for $45 (shipping & handling and tax is additional), and hardbound copies will be available for $75 (shipping & handling and tax is additional). For more information, contact Beth Smith at the library--phone (574) 834-7122.

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