Cemeteries are one of my favorite destinations. Here are a few of the more interesting cemeteries I have visited in some of my travels.
It seems that after over sixty-fives years of war the Korean War may finally be ending. Many of our combat veterans from the era of active fighting on the Korean peninsula have already passed away. My Grandfather was a Korea combat veteran. He died before they actually achieved peace.
My love for genealogy was born in an old family cemetery so it seems only fitting that many of my blogs are about old cemeteries. Cemeteries are the one public place where I skip around like a kid in a candy store excited to see what is around the next bend. Even as a young kid, I was always quick to tag along while someone went to visit a loved one’s grave. I have climbed mountains, crossed the country, and trudged through snake-filled pastures to visit certain cemeteries. To me cemeteries are like a giant open-air genealogical archive.
Jacob Sowle: Abandoned Cemeteries and Unmarked Graves – One of America’s Forgotten Civil War Soldiers
Between family events and trying to kick some version of the seasonal plague, I have struggled to get my next blog post done. With no further delay, I introduce Jacob Sowle
Old cemeteries, historical buildings, and museums are some of my favorite places to visit. Every time I visit a new place, I struggle to discover the neat forgotten pieces of history tucked away. This site has potential.
The strange death of the Van Patton’s sets off a strange rise and fall of lawman Joe Cochran
The Virginia Branch I have spent a lot of time lately working on some of my other family lines. Recently I decided […]
Well it’s Monday so it must be time for a Matriarch Monday post. I have been researching more into the lines of […]
Cemetery Tourist It seems as if frequently genealogy and a love of cemeteries go hand in hand. Visiting old cemeteries seems to […]