It’s called Mount Jackson Cemetery, but it’s on some of the flattest land in Indianapolis. Mount Jackson was the surrounding neighborhood’s original name, going back to the 1820s, but it’s been called Hawthorne for longer than anybody can remember. 43 more words
Sharing News of Two New Publications from the Ohio Genealogical Society: "Ohio's Black Soldiers Who Served in the Civil War" and "Grave Marking Ceremonies"
Saturday: We spent a few hours in the unvisited western end of Brede High Woods, taking in Scots Pine & Oak plantations, Sweet Chestnut coppice (the pines’ understorey regenerating well in spite of deer browsing but new growth on chestnut stools chewed right off) and on into strange Alder-dominated ex-field soggy with orange, iron-rich springs. 191 more words