Sons of Union Veterans identifying all Civil War soldiers buried in Minnesota and beyond to honor them

“The project seeks to find and mark the resting place of the last U.S. Civil War veteran buried in every county in the United States, honoring each with a ceremony” is the key phrase. I read an article from 12 July 2023 in the online Globe out of Worthington, Minnesota. A ceremony for Private Reuben […]

Washington County, Minnesota Cemetery Information

The Washington County (Minnesota) Historical Society has a new online section about cemeteries in the county. This was posted on its Facebook page on Saturday:  “Good news for cemetery researchers! The Washington County Historical Society now has a whole section of our website dedicated to cemeteries in Washington County. A huge thanks to WCHS volunteer […]

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 […]