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Port Gibson's Wintergreen Cemetery damaged

Port Gibson’s Wintergreen Cemetery, an oasis of cedar trees dripping with Spanish moss amongst evocative grave markers and beautiful iron fences, suffered damge in the strong storms that passed through the state on Sunday, according to a… 105 more words


Saluting the last veteran of the War of 1812

Hiram Cronk lived a humble life.

Born in 1800 in upstate New York, he became a shoemaker, married in 1825, had seven kids, and spent his life living on a farm in Oneida County, near Syracuse. 264 more words

Lower Manhattan


There’s not many skulls in grave yards….well above the ground anyway! But here’s some cemetery pictures I’ve found, some are real and some are art, click here –  … 13 more words


Cemeteries of Whatcom County, Washington

After moving to Bellingham almost a 10-years ago, this little slice of the Pacific Northwest has become my home away from home. I now consider it my hometown, even though I was born in Utah. 358 more words


Final Resting Place of R. T. Thornton

My posts have been meager the past few days – it is a busy time.  Our living room, kitchen, entry, hall and office were painted last week.   91 more words

Family Stories

Hope Cemetery, Worcester, MA

A Statue of a Lady in Ancient Garb, Holding a Small Wreath in One Hand While Resting the Other on the Top of an Anchor, Seen at Hope Cemetery in Worcester, MA


Cunningham-Burdell Murder Case

The Cunningham-Burdell murder case scandalized and fascinating 1850s New York society. Emma Hempstead Cunningham was a widow with five children and Dr. Harvey Burdell a dentist with a thriving practice when they met and began a tumultuous relationship. 214 more words