Kevin Barni, Historical Marker Program coordinator at the Delaware Public Archives, will present “Resurrecting the Past: How Cemeteries and Their Records Speak to Researchers” at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 7 at the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd. N, Dover.
Professional and amateur genealogists have documented local cemeteries.This presentation discusses the types of records found within cemeteries and the knowledge gained from studying them. The usefulness of these records will be explored through two case studies.
Barni received his Masters of Arts in historic preservation from the University of Delaware in 2016. Throughout his career, Barni has explored historic sites throughout the mid-Atlantic region; and his primary interests include funerary landscapes and architecture, and the communities these sites serve.
The program is free to the public and will last about one hour.
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