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  Disclaimer:  This WebQuest was created to fulfill the requirements of a graduate course at Indiana University-Purdue University at Indianapolis.  The resources listed are authentic and, I believe, reputable; however, the project described is fictitious.  It was designed to illustrate the potential electronic resources bring to an endeavor such as this.  The community organizations listed suggest actual organizations.  No organizations sponsor this project. 
 

     

 C. I. A.
 Cemetery Information Association 
Franklin County Indiana

 
   

 

10 June 2003

Jr. Historical Society Cemetery Taskforce Recruits

C/O Brookville Public Library
Brookville, Indiana

Dear Recruits,

Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to:

  • record the location of Franklin County cemeteries using GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) Devices.
  • plot the location of individual tombstones within a cemetery
  • document individual tombstones through written records and digital photographs.

You will be assisted by your adult mentor and communications you may obtain through this website.

Your next step? Become a Cemetery Taskforce member.  Contact Donald Dunaway, Cemetery Information Association member and Taskforce Coordinator.    He will provide parental consent forms.  Upon receipt of the completed forms, Mr. Dunaway will pair you with an adult mentor.  You, your mentor, and fellow Taskforce members will record your designated cemetery.

Good luck!  Remember, our heritage can only be preserved through the efforts of dedicated volunteers such as you.

Sincerely,

The C.I.A

P.S. Look for our next communication under "Implementation" in the red column to your right.

 

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