, 2022-05-27 23:00:00,
At noon June 8 there will be a one-hour online presentation given by DNR historian Jeannie Regan-Dinius from the Indiana Division of Historic Preservation and Archaeology. The topic will cover how to handle discoveries of bones, tombstones or grave goods on a property. This kind of evidence is sometimes uncovered during construction or utility work, especially on or near an old cemetery site. She will discuss the steps of reporting, the rules and ethics covering the discovery of old burials and how the community can help to preserve them. To register for free go to https://tinyurl.com/2p82zfs7.
From 6 to 7 p.m. June 13 the New England Historic Genealogical Society will confer the Coddington Award of Merit upon Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FNGS, “for her many valuable accomplishments and contributions to genealogy. . . Elizabeth Shown Mills has been a leading figure in American genealogy for more than forty years. She has published extensively in genealogical and historical journals, mostly about the South, especially Anglo-Celtic frontiersmen, French and Spanish Creoles, Native Americans, and the enslaved. She is a popular lecturer at genealogical conferences on these areas as well as on methodology. Her codification of genealogical methodology is the basis of the Genealogical Proof Standard, now recognized as the standard in the field of genealogy.” In this program, she will discuss her work and changes in the field of genealogy. To view this online for free, go to https://tinyurl.com/x92n2ctv and register.
From 4 to 5 p.m. June 16 there will be a free online lecture…
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