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NOTE: The Heritage Center will close at 5 p.m. Wed Nov 22.
The Lebanon Public Library will be closed
Thursday Nov 23 - Saturday Nov 25
for the Thanksgiving Holiday.


 





THE GREAT WAR: FROM RATION LINES TO THE FRONT LINES

A traveling exhibit from the Indiana Historical
Society on display in the
Heritage Center, November 20, 2017-January 9, 2018


Indiana’s contributions during the First World War went far beyond the men and women who were drafted or volunteered for overseas duty. Tens of thousands left home for European battlefields, hospitals, and training camps, and several thousand never returned. The scale of the war and the vast amount of mobilized resources unavoidably drew Hoosiers statewide into the war effort with long-lasting effects.
The exhibit explores the roots of World War I, America’s entrance into the war, Indiana’s participation in and contributions to the war effort, the evolution of warfare, the role of Hoosier women both at home and abroad, Germans in Indiana, efforts for lasting peace, the construction of the American Legion building and the Indiana War Memorial, and more. Made possible by Kroger.



 
The Boone County Genealogical Society (BCGS)
will have the annual meeting at
Sugar Plain Friends Church
8891 State Road 47 Thorntown, IN 46071
on Tuesday evening November 28 at 6:00 p.m.

For more details visit the BCGS website:  https://bcgsin.org/

*Note: The BCGS will not meet in December.

 











Courthouse Record Inventory

An inventory of courthouse records available in the Heritage collection is available here pdf.


 

Boone County Marriage Records 1830-1940
are in the heritage collection at the 
Lebanon Public Library.



 

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