Tombstone Tuesday: Cemeteries in Odd Places

TombstoneTuesday   In the early days of American history, it was common for families to set aside a small plot of land on their farm for the family cemetery.  As time marched on, however, farm land gave way to more industrialization and large cities, or later what came to be called the “suburbs”.  In some cases, no doubt, old cemeteries were moved elsewhere, but that wasn’t always the case.

This article was published in the October 2018 issue of Digging History Magazine.  Preview the issue here or purchase here.

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