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Monroe County History Center

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202 E. 6th St.
Bloomington , IN 47408 United States
http://www.monroehistory.org

August 2019

Memory Lane Cafe – Picnics of the Past

August 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Monroe County History Center, 202 E. 6th St.
Bloomington , IN 47408 United States
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We are going on a picnic for our next Memory Lane Café! Our dementia-friendly program will be filled with conversation about our favorite picnic stories from throughout the years while we make ice cream. To register, visit our program calendar or call 812-332-2517. http://monroehistory.org/events/memory-lane-café-picnicsofthepast Memory Lane Cafes are a part of the Living with History program supported by the Community Foundation of Bloomington and Monroe County, Inc.  

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Teachers’ Night Out

August 28 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E. 6th St.
Bloomington , IN 47408 United States
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Start off the 2019-2020 school year right with the Monroe County History Center! MoCo teachers are welcome to join us for our second Teachers’ Night Out. This exclusive after-hours event will be open for teachers to explore our exhibits and view our fieldtrip and workshop offerings. Relax with a glass of wine and light refreshments while you connect with other teachers and learn about how the Monroe County History Center can help you and your classroom! Attending teachers may receive…

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September 2019

Think Like An Archaeologist!

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E. 6th St.
Bloomington , IN 47408 United States
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“Think Like An Archaeologist” as we explore artifacts and research records reflecting different cultures in Indiana’s past. We’re learning about Indiana’s past! Start off Indiana Archaeology Month with a program planned for families (parents/caregivers and children age 5 and older). Four teams will each use a different collection of artifacts to discover how both prehistoric and historic Hoosiers lived. What was different? What was the same? Archaeologists Cheryl Munson and Jocelyn Turner from Indiana University will guide the teams, and…

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Cemetery Preservation & Restoration

September 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Monroe County History Center, 202 E. 6th St.
Bloomington , IN 47408 United States
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The Monroe County History Center is hosting nationally recognized cemetery restoration specialist, Jason Church. Church is the Materials Conservator at the National Center for Preservation Technology and Training in Natchitoches, Louisiana. From cemetery surveys and documentation, tips and techniques for photographing headstones, to appropriate headstone cleaning products, based on a study by the National Park Service, these topics are a great opportunity for any cemetery enthusiast to learn more about historic preservation. Made possible by the Cornelius O’Brien Lecture Series.

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