At its August board meeting, the Indiana Genealogical Society appointed Joyce B. Baer of Lawrenceburg, Indiana as the Indiana County Genealogist for Dearborn County. Joyce is the Genealogy Specialist at Lawrenceburg Public Library and is working on a project to identify all the one-room schoolhouses in Dearborn County. She is also on the Board of Directors for the Dearborn County Historical Society and is creating an index of the society's photo collection.
Indiana County Genealogist is a program of the Indiana Genealogical Society. Its goal is to appoint qualified individuals to represent each of the 92 counties in Indiana. The ICG is a liaison between the Indiana Genealogical Society and local organizations and individuals, reporting on genealogy-related news (including any issues of records preservation and access). If you would like to apply to be an Indiana County Genealogist for your area, please visit http://www.indgensoc.org/county_genealogists.php