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Bush Cemetery

The Bush Cemetery, also known as the Bush-Elkin Cemetery, is located just north of highway 121 in McKinney. Though the location of this is now within the city limits of McKinney, the Bushes were important members of early Collin County settlement and members of the Bush family went on to marry into other early Plano families. 353 more words

Grave Matters

By Tara Salvati, CHP Undergraduate Intern

As an undergraduate working on my B.A in History, I count myself lucky to have the opportunity to be doing an internship this semester with Dr. 755 more words

Chinese Shrine at Salem Pioneer Cemetery

In November 2017, a Chinese Shrine was uncovered within Salem’s Pioneer Cemetery. A project team quickly formed to work on excavation, wanting to learn more about the shrine and its connection to Salem’s active Chinatown that existed from the 1800s through the mid 1920s. 337 more words

Magnolia City Cemetery Charleston, SC

As listed on the Magnolia Cemetery website, Magnolia Cemetery first opened in 1850. It is on the land of a former rice plantation. The property was designed during a new rural cemetery movement that crossed from Europe to America in the mid-19th century. 256 more words

Civil War

Circular Congregational Church Charleston, South Carolina

An excerpt from the book Southern Fried & Sanctified. Postage-free, signed copies available via the author website, click on title of the book to order and view the book’s photo gallery. 349 more words

Historic Cemeteries