University of Southern Indiana

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For over 25 years, Historic Southern Indiana has worked hard to successfully meet our mission of identifying, preserving, enhancing, and promoting the special resources of the region. We achieve this through special programs and projects that benefit local communities, teachers, students, heritage tourism professionals, and travelers.

Historic Southern Indiana intends to persist in doing good work and we look forward to new endeavors that will continue to help us promote and preserve the distinctive heritage of our region. Your membership support will help us achieve these goals.

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HSI Annual Membership Meeting

Historic Southern Indiana holds an annual membership meeting within our 26 county region each fall. Since 2004 we have accepted proposals from communities and organizations to hold the meeting and make local arrangements. HSI provides up to $1,000 to the organizing group to cover the meeting costs (i.e. facility rental, food, etc.). This is an opportunity for HSI to share our accomplishments from the past year with members and constituents and for the host community to promote itself and its current projects. Beginning in 2005, the Frank and Judy O'Bannon Heritage Enrichment Award has been presented at the annual membership meeting.

Locations of Annual Membership Meetings:
2002 Jasper Schnitzelbank Restaurant
2003 Corydon Magdalena's Restaurant
2004 Vincennes DAR Chapter House
2005 Vevay Schenk Mansion
2006 Various 20th Anniversary Bus Tour
2007 Corydon Leora Brown School
2008 Evansville Angel Mounds State Historic Site
2009 Bedford Otis Parks Pine Hall Mansion
2010 Cannelton Blue Heron Winery
2011 Various Locations 25th Anniversary Bus Tour

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