Genealogy Society hosts Dr. Dwight Ericsson on Miami Chief Jean Baptiste Richardville

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERADr. Dwight Ericsson, PhD., will appear at the April 3rd meeting of the Huntington County Genealogy Society, to be held at 7 pm in the Indiana Room at Huntington City-Township Public Library.  Dr. Ericsson will be speaking about Jean Baptiste Richardville, the last great Akima, or civil chief of the Myaamia, or Miami people.

Dr. Ericsson is retired from the Merillat Center for the Arts at Huntington University, and is the co-author, along with his wife, Ann Ericsson, of the book, The Forks of the Wabash : an historical survey; published in 1994 by the Historic Forks of the Wabash, Inc.

This event is free and open to everyone  –  you do not need to be a member of the Huntington County Genealogy Society to attend.   Are you interested in local history and genealogy?  New members are always welcome to the Huntington County Genealogy Society.  Attend a meeting or call the Indiana Room for more information about the Genealogy Society @ Your Library!