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May 31, 2010

Massive undertaking: Indiana’s registry of cemeteries nears 10 years in the making

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Registry information

Location information and survey data on every cemetery and burial ground in Indiana is being gathered and entered into the Indiana Cemetery and Burial Ground Registry. Overseeing the project is the Department of Natural Resources’ Division of Historic Preservation and Archeology.

Survey data includes:

• The cemetery’s location

• The location and number of grave makers

• The cemetery’s condition

• Ethnic and/or religious affiliations,

• Special groups represented such as veterans

• Architectural features such as wrought-iron fences, mausoleums, and formal landscape designs.

For more information on the registry, visit www.in.gov/dnr/historic.



 

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