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In conjunction with the Shelbyville Scarecrow Daze, Shelby County Lincoln Heritage will be conducting a History In Stone Cemetery Walk in cooperation with the Lake Volunteers Association and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on October 9 at 2:00 p.m. Participants should meet at the Glenwood Cemetery Gate #1 on 308 E. North Street in Shelbyville. Refreshments will be provided and donations are welcome.

During the walk you will hear fascinating stories about the famous people of Shelby County who are buried in the cemetery including Josephine Cochrane, inventor of the dishwasher, Robert Root, Famous Artist, and Anthony Thornton, who debated Abraham Lincoln in 1855.

This is a unique opportunity to learn about the interesting history within the area and also an opportunity to enjoy the great outdoors during the fall season. The History-In-Stone Cemetery Walk is set for October 9th at 2:00 PM at the Glenwood Cemetery Gate in Shelbyville.

 
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