Free walking tours of historic Seymour offered

The Jackson County Public Library, in conjunction with Seymour Museum Inc., is sponsoring three free walking tours of historic Seymour this summer.

Registration for the tours is required by going to or calling 812-523-4636.

The Founding of Seymour tour will be at 6 p.m. June 20, and the Prominent Businesses tour at 6 p.m. July 18. Both begin and end at Seymour Museum Inc., 202 N. Chestnut St., and will be led by Seymour historian and businessman Kevin Greene. Research will be presented about the early downtown entrepreneurs who once resided there. There is a limit of 25 attendees for these two tours.

At 10 a.m. June 25 at Riverview Cemetery, 1603 Shields Ave., former county historian and current county genealogist Charlotte Sellers will give a tour presenting interesting facts about Section C, the inside corner of the cemetery at 16th and Ewing streets. There is a limit of 12 for this tour.