Local historian named to state Library and Historical Board

Local historian named to state board

INDIANAPOLIS — Gov. Mike Pence recently made appointments to various boards and commissions. Joseph L. Skvarenina of Hancock County was appointed to serve a four-year term through Oct. 15, 2020, on the state Library and Historical Board.

Skvarenina, Hancock County’s official historian, was named winner of the 2015 Hubert Hawkins History Award from the Indiana Historical Society for distinguished service during his career in local history. He serves on the boards of the Hancock County Historical Society, Indiana National Road Association and Riley Old Home Society.