Saturday, October 20, 2007

Tour of Jackson County Cemetery

Seymour Museum, Inc. is having a fundraiser at the Riverview Cemetery in Seymour, Indiana on Saturday, November 10 at 2 pm. The cemetery is observing its 125th anniversary, and there will be a tour offered of the cemetery, with volunteers offering colorful profiles of some of the area's settlers, such as the Honorable Jason B. Brown, an often-married lawyer accused by Detective Allen Pinkerton of defending members of the Reno Gang while under retainer to the Adams Express Company.

Tickets for the cemetery tour are $6.99 through November 3, then they will be $9.99. Tickets may be picked up from: Artistic Impressions, 127 W. Second St., Seymour IN 47274. If you order a copy of Saving Seymour Stories: Bits From the First 50 Years (cost $17.99), you'll get two free tickets.

Questions about the event may be directed to Charlotte Sellers, Jackson County Historian and Seymour Museum board member--phone (812) 522-3412 ext. 240.

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