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repatriation tombstone ozarks child I've only be asked to do this once, and it pained me to do so, since it involved the tombstone of a child.
August 4th, 2019
broken branch headstone Victorian tombstones You can learn a lot about people if you understand the funerary symbols Victorian tombstones.
May 31st, 2019
Gen Grant statue Grant's Missouri Trail We reversed the route for this fascinating look at the history of Gen. Ulysses S. Grant and his tour in Missouri during the Civil War.
April 15th, 2019
Mother's Shrine What a cool and comforting place to be, alone on a fall day.
January 26th, 2019
bird dog in Missouri cemetery The Freedom Church and Cemetery boasts a “life-size birddog headstone” in the cemetery. No markings explained why the dog stood pointing toward the woods across the road. I found some other cool things on this day trip.
December 10th, 2018
cemetery stalactite tombstone MO Sometimes you just need to ask around, in order to discover something you've heard about in the Ozarks. Such was the case with the stalactite tombstones, near Akers Ferry.
July 8th, 2018
Canal Streetcar close up i once spent all day long riding the streetcars of New Orleans for a very special travel magazine article. Find out what happened.
February 3rd, 2018
headstone ashley jewish homesteaders cemetery nd We found a piece of history on the prairie of North Dakota. Imagine leaving a place of persecution and coming here, where you could own land and make a life ... and be buried in this desolate place.
June 20th, 2017
heart with pressed glass It's poignant and whenever I hear a mourning dove, I think of my discoveries of folk art tombstones, and of one, in particular.
March 11th, 2017
divining Find out what happened when I took a lesson on how to find unmarked graves, by divining. I learned from 3 of the best in the biz.
September 19th, 2016
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