Sunday, September 7, 2008

Tour of Cemeteries in Hendricks County

The Danville Public Library will lead a tour of Danville East and Danville Primitive Baptist cemeteries on Saturday, October 4 at 2 pm. Cindy Rutledge, Indiana Room manager at the library, and local historian Libbe Hughes will talk about the history of the cemeteries and highlight the graves of historic local figures such as Revolutionary War veterans, judges and college presidents. Tombstone preservation will also be featured, and there will be a demonstration of the art of dousing. The tour will meet in the parking lot of the Danville Middle School (49 N. Wayne St., Danville IN). Registration is required--register via the Events Calendar on the library's website, or by calling (317) 745-2604.

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