Listen to local authors David Barksdale and Gregory Sekula give the unique histories and fascinating stories of local homes as they speak about their newest book “Historic Homes of New Albany, Indiana.” As part of the Bicentennial Lunch & Learn series, the New Albany-Floyd County Public Library will host a Historic Homes of New Albany discussion on Wednesday, November 9th from 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in Strassweg Auditorium.

New Albany’s rich and colorful past is reflected in many of the homes that have been built. Barksdale and Sekula will discuss the variety of architectural influences that can be found in the homes, highlighting the reasons for the distinctive designs. Guests will learn about the architectural legacy that these homes left behind, as well as how they have had an impact on the state of Indiana.

No registration is required to attend this event. Copies of their book will be available for purchase. For more information, contact the Indiana History Room at (812) 949-3527.

Barksdale is a Floyd County Historian and the president of the Floyd County Historical Society. Gregory A. Sekula is the director of the Southern Regional Office of Indiana Landmarks. They have co-authored additional works including “These Are The Good Old Days” and “New Albany in Vintage Postcards.”