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Notice of an EVENT of interest in Monroe County, IN

The Society of Indiana Pioneers has been contacted by the Monroe County Library about an upcoming event that is something that might be of great interest to our members.

Event Title:  Mapping with Monroe County Field Notes

Date: Tuesday, November 15,2022

Start time: 6:00 pm

Location: Downtown Library, Meeting Room 1B

Description:  Monroe County Field Notes is a virtual dig to uncover stories about 19th-century landmarks and people from 1816–1876. Join us as we show our progress with mapping oral history to diversify our community’s history. Discover new local leads for the Underground Railroad. Age 18 and up.

If you would to learn more about this ongoing project, you can visit the Monroe County Public Library website — specifically the Monroe County Field Notes page which contains examples and a video explaining the project further. Click HERE to go to the site!

We’d love to hear your feedback on this project and especially if you participated and found some interesting information!

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