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
What a cool and comforting place to be, alone on a fall day.
January 26th, 2019
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
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
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
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
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
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
Who will you be thinking of this weekend, in remembrance of Memorial Day?
May 28th, 2016
To the victors go the spoils of war. To the losers go profound heartache. This fact is poignantly revealed by taking a trip to the Confederate Memorial State Historic Site, near Higginsville, Mo.
May 5th, 2016
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