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Speaker to address tombstone restoration

Published: Monday, March 11, 2013 12:05 p.m. CST

The next meeting of the DeKalb County Historical and Genealogical Society will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday in the Little Theatre at Oak Crest DeKalb Area Retirement Center, 2944 Greenwood Acres Drive, DeKalb.

Erik Johnson of DeKalb Township will speak on the 7- to 10-year project of restoring tombstones in the DeKalb Township cemeteries. The project, started in 2012 at Evergreen Cemetery, has repaired 45 tombstones to date.

The meeting is free and the public is invited. For information, call Sandy Lyon at 815-895-6987.

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