Greencastle, Indiana Letters & Photos Donated to Library by the Anniston, Alabama Salvation Army


The following teaser is from an excellent article posted April 29, 2015 at the website:

A woman from Alabama drove more than 500 miles last week to donate boxes of letters from people that have been laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery for several decades.

Trish Robart hand-delivered more than a half dozen boxes of old letters, diaries and scrapbooks dating back to the early 1800s to the Putnam County Library [Greencastle, Indiana] Saturday on behalf of the Anniston, Ala., Salvation Army.

Robart and PCPL Head of Local History and Genealogy Anthony Barger met Saturday morning to go through the items for donation. She credited Bert and Cristi Lind, who are in charge at the Salvation Army where she works, for allowing her to go through the documents and ultimately make the donation.

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