Olentangy Valley News

Speaker to discuss cemeteries

Misti Spillman will discuss "Reviving cemeteries: Making them relevant in local history" at 7 p.m. Monday, July 8, at the Powell Liberty Historical Society's Martin-Perry House, on Powell Road at Grace Drive.

Since October 2010, AmeriCorps members have served in the Ohio History Service Corps, helping with historic site surveys, digitization of collections and providing services such as K-12 education outreach for local historical organizations.

As a Central Ohio/Region 6 Local History Corps member based at the Ohio Historical Society, Spillman led Liberty Middle School students in a research project on veterans in the Powell Cemetery.

For more information about the historical society, call 614-889-1182.