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Indiana History Book Discussion Group (Genealogy Dept.)

  • Shelby County Public Library - Carnegie East Wing 33 West Broadway Street Shelbyville, IN, 46176 United States (map)

An Indiana History Book Club meets monthly in the library's Genealogy and History Dept. of the library.

The discussion group meets on the first Wednesday of most months. At this meeting, we will be discussing THE MEDAL by Betty Lou Land (Local Author!). Books are available in the Genealogy Dept.

This department is located in the library's annex, the Carnegie East Wing. 

Donna Dennison, Genealogy Department Head, will lead the discussion. Questions? (317) 398-7002 or

It’s been sixty-five years and the letters are still lying in a velvet box separated by years: 1950, 1951, and 1952, tied with pink ribbons. The three-cent purple stamps on the first letters are perfect. You can see Thomas Jefferson’s head etched on the stamp. Later you see the sixcent red airmail stamps with an airplane etched on them and later still free postage. The red, white and blue edging on the airmail envelopes are bright in color, even the postmarks are legible and clear. The addresses change from time to time, from Kentucky to California, then an APO number in Japan and Korea...
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