Teenagers and others help to restore long-forgotten sad cemetery in Minnesota

Way too many long deceased fellow human beings lie in cemeteries marked only by a small rock, a number on a wooden spike, or nothing at all. They were residents at orphanages, poor farms, Native American boarding schools, state hospitals, and other dreary places in the U.S. and Canada. Today, we have updated histories and […]

5000 Volunteers Make Minnesota Proud at Fort Snelling National Cemetery

Fort Snelling National Cemetery is the resting place of my parents, parents-in-law, aunts, uncles, and other relatives and friends. This weekend 5000 volunteers placed American flags on each and every gravesite at the cemetery. I thank them for this enormous task. They all placed more than 200,000 flags. I know some genealogists who participated in […]

Cemetery found under ball field in Jeffersonville, Indiana

A Louisville, Kentucky TV station reported on cemetery that was found under a baseball field in Jeffersonville (Clark County), Indiana. Archaeologists have been brought in. I wonder if any area genealogists will be contributing to the documentation of this cemetery? Might some early genealogists or a DAR Chapter have done any research on this? According […]