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 […]

Arlington National Cemetery update

Interesting comments in Monday’s Washington Post regarding the ongoing fiasco at the Arlington National Cemetery. “and lack of oversight led to the mishandling of dozens of remains at the nation’s most important military burial ground, according to a three-month review of Arlington National Cemetery’s operations by a consortium of technology companies.” The last sentence in […]

Family History Month and Halloween: celebrate together

It’s easy to do this by taking advantage of a cemetery tour in your area. October brings historical cemetery tours in many localities. Beware of the ghosts! I found these examples: Alexandria, Virginia:  www.alexcolonialtours.com/graveyard.html Atlanta, Georgia:  www.oaklandcemetery.com/capturingHalloween.html Northfield, Minnesota:  www.northfieldhistory.org/ Biloxi, Mississippi:  www.gulfcoast.org/events/index.cfm?EventID=1761 Carson City, Nevada:  http://carsonnow.org/event/10/13/2010/friends-low-places-carson-city-cemetery-tour The easy way to find them is to […]