MUSEUM LECTURE SERIES 2022
The Dubois County Museum is excited about a new program for this summer. It is a Summertime Lecture Series featuring local historians and knowledgeable people from our own county. A listing of the topics, speakers and dates are as follows:
Saturday, April 23, beginning at 1:30p.m. Members of the Dubois County Genealogical Society will give a presentation on their research and findings, how to go about researching your roots and a tour of the Dubois County Genealogical Society’s Library at the museum. Speakers will be Tom Kellams, Mike Humbert and Judy Welp. Much of Tom Kellams work on genealogy is at the museum. He has spent a large portions of his life researching local genealogy and his own family tree. His work is available at the museum in the Genealogy Library. Mike Humbert will share his knowledge of using the computer to research family descendants. Judy Welp has spent hours traveling local graveyards and uncovering information about these pioneers. Participants are encouraged to ask questions and to bring
Saturday, June 4, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Local director from LST (Landing Ship, Tank) will give a presentation on the LST and its role in D Day operations.
Saturday, June 11, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Meet Dot Lewis. Dot Lewis is a Jasper native, who created and operates several Facebook groups. She has created a Facebook post which she calls Dubois County History Online. Participants are invited for this Meet and Greet with Dot Lewis to bring items of interest to the program.
Saturday, July 23, beginning at 1:30 p.m. Local historian, Junie Himsel, will share his interest in searching for and repairing pioneer graves in cemeteries in the area and in neighboring states.