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Veterans Day Program

WHEN: Sunday, 8 November 2015 at 2:00 PM

WHERE: Vance Tousey House, home of Dearborn County Historical Society
508 West High St., Lawrenceburg, IN.

Dearborn County's William Kerr Chapter of the DAR

will be speaking about our Revolutionary War Soldiers.

We encourage everyone to come out and show

appreciation to those who served in all wars.

Snacks will be served.

5:00 PM, 5:40PM, or 6:20PM

Friday, October 2nd, 2015, Indiana Landmarks presents

"Take a tour of The Liberty Theater once known as The Liedertafel".

Joyce Baer will share information about its origin and evolution

followed by a walking tour of the theater with owner Bill Krider.

Reserve your spot or for more information, contact Jarrod Holbrook of

Indiana Landmarks, Southeast Field Office Director at or 812-926-0983.


Pioneer Days Friday & Saturday, October 9 & 10, 2015

sponsored by Lawrenceburg Public Library, Genealogy Room,

and the Dearborn County Historical Society.

9:00 AM, Registration will begin Friday

at the Vance Tousey House, 508 West High Street.

9:00 AM-Noon, Alan Weiss, Civil War Re-enactor, 32nd Indiana Regiment,

will be set up near our Angevine Cabin.

10:00 AM, Chris McHenry will be "Researching Records,"

at the Vance Tousey House.

4:00 PM, Rita Kirchgassner will discuss "Semper Anticus,"

the story of her father's military service during W W II.

A book signing will follow, all at the library,

Ewbank Meeting Room, 150 Mary Street.

5:30PM, Dinner is also in the Ewbank Meeting Room,

catered by the Grubbs sisters, Betty & Patsy.

A chicken dinner is planned.


E-mail me at & I will email a copy of the registration form.

Drinks and snacks will be available.

9:00 AM, On Saturday, October 10, Registration will be at the Vance Tousey House,

10:00 AM, Jenny Awad, our local publisher will speak about

"Aurora History Overview," at the Vance Tousey House

11:30 AM, Tour Tiffany's Saloon, 211 2nd St. Aurora,

Once "Red Men's Lodge" located on 2nd floor (Steps involved).

11:45 AM, Tour the old jail.

12:00 PM, Lunch on your own or meet at "Great Crescent Brewery"

315 Importing St., Aurora for an informal lunch.

This will be the gathering spot for the Riverview Cemetery tour.

1:00 PM, Tour Riverview Cemetery, some hilly terrain.

2:30-5:00 PM, Guided tour of Veraestau, 4696 Veraestau Lane, Aurora

Registration due by Oct 1. Adults $4.00 & children $2.00

Questions, contact Joyce Baer, or 812-537-2775, ext 1139.

Also tour "City of Spires Museum", 111 Fifth St., Aurora. Donations accepted

Hillforest is also in Aurora and will be open.


WHEN: Saturday, 17 Oct. 2015 at 5:00 PM.

WHERE: Vance Tousey House, 508 W. High St.

Zombies will gather for a photo shoot on the porch and take a tour of the museum.

George W. Lane prepared a list of Dearborn County's 1812 soldiers. Comes from the History of Dearborn & Ohio Counties, Indiana, 1885 by Chicago, F. E. Weakley & Co. Publishers.

Jonathan Allee, Thomas Annis, William Ashby, Bayless Ashby, Enoch Blasdel, Aaron Bonham, Israel Bonham, James Boyd, Capt. Robert Brackenridge, J. Brackenridge, Major Thomas Brackenridge, James Bruce, John Burk, T. N. Burroughs, Jesse Calaway, William Caldwell, Noyes Canfield, Elial Chafin, Charles Clements, Edward Clements, James Cloud, Ira Cloud, James C. Cornelius, Thomas Covington, Aquila Cross, Decker Crozier, Joseph Daniels, James Dart, Abijah Decker, James Dill, John Durham, JamesEads, Elijah Eads, Thomas Ehler, Samuel Ewan, Michael Farran, Jacob Fielding, Samuel Frazier, Levi Garrison, William Green, Stephen Green, John Greenfield, George Greer, Robert Gullett, Thomas Hackelman, John Hall, Job Hayes, Ephraim Hollister, James Holmes Sr., Joseph Huston, Maston Isgrigg, Caleb Johnson, Casper Johnson, Major Jeremiah Johnson Sr., Jerry Johnson Jr.,Samuel Johnson, Thomas Johnson, Job Judd Jr., Joseph Judd, Finley Judd, Timothy Kimble, James King, William King, Thomas Kyle, William Lake, Matthew Lamdon, Valentine Lawrence, George Lewis, Major John Lewis, Jonathan Lewis, Nathan Lewis, John Lilly, John Majors, Robert Majors, William Majors, Dr. Samuel Martin, William Maserve, Daniel Mason, George Mason, John Mason, Nicholas Mason, Philip Mason, James McQuire, Col. Henry Miller, Joseph Morgan, James Ofield, Samuel Perry, Richard Pippin, Joseph Plummer, Luther Plummer, Thomas Porter, James Powell, Obediah Priest, Enoch Pugh, Isaac Randall, William Randall, Samuel Roberts, Caleb Roseberry, George Rudisal, Jacob Rudisal, Michael Rudisal, Jesse Sackett, Daniel Salmon, James Salmon, Justice Sortwell, Joshua Staples, Capt. Charles Stevens, Garrett Swallow, John Tanner, Isaac Taylor, Warren Tebbs, Willoby Tebbs, Stephen Thorn, Samuel Thornton, Nathaniel Tucker, Ferdinand Turner, Samuel C. Vance, Obediah Voshell, Johnson Watts, James W. Weaver, John Weaver, William Webb, John White, Ellis Williamson, James Withrow, Capt. Stephen Wood, Spencer Wyley, Joshua Yerkes

Others from now Ohio County that are buried in the Rising Sun Cemetery are Thomas Bradley, Matthew Caldwell, Jeremiah Clore, Robert E. Covington,Capt. John I. French, William Goldon, Gilbert Hall, George Hewett, Rev. James Jones, Thomas Jones, Thomas Lindsay, Sooter McAdams,Andrew Y. McComb, Robert McGriffin, Morris Merrell, Martin Mitchell, Benjamin Moulton, William O'Neal, William Padgett, Abel C. Pepper, Mr. Ricketts, Nathaniel L. Squibb, Daniel Taber, William Tilton, Levi Winters

Old Plates of Dearborn County's History
$10.00 each
We're sorry, but plates are sold for pickup only.

To contact us:
Phone: 812-537-4075
Address: 508 West High Street
Lawrenceburg, IN 47025
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