Category Archives: Find-A-Grave

Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum, Vicksburg – Mississippi Mondays April 22, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Atlas Obscura – Biedenharn Coca-Cola Museum: https://www.atlasobscura.com/places/biedenharn-coca-cola-museum. Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/Biedenharn-Coca-Cola-Museum-170178739687498/ Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Biedenharn%20Coca-Cola%20Museum%20Vicksburg (May be some mix with Monroe, Louisiana Museum) Google Maps: Google Maps Location (Street View if you click on the … Continue reading

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Doolittle Raid Anniversary April 18, 1942 77th Anniversary

Lest we forget.  In memory of and to honor those 80 men who participated in the Doolittle Raid and those who served on the ships and provided other support for the raid. Out of 80 Doolittle Raiders, some did not … Continue reading

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What is the Difference Between BillionGraves and Find A Grave? Part I: For Researchers – BillionGraves April 17, 2019

Disclosure: I pay a yearly subscription for BillionGraves+. I also sometimes earn free months through transcribing. In the past, I have occasionally won prizes during contests although it has been a while since I last won anything or transcribed enough … Continue reading

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Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers – Mississippi Mondays April 15, 2019

Found this Mississippi Mondays choice on Roadside America – Ruleville Hot and Cold Water Towers https://www.roadsideamerica.com/tip/51580. Atlas Obscura: No listing located Facebook (website or blog page): https://www.facebook.com/search/str/Ruleville+Water+Towers+MS/keywords_search Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/search/?text=Ruleville%20MS%20Water%20Towers Google Maps: Google Maps Location (if you click on the road … Continue reading

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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) in Cemeteries

This is a post I started working on years ago. There’s a Wichita, Kansas cemetery, Highland Cemetery – BillionGraves: https://billiongraves.com/cemetery/Highland-Cemetery/37991; Find-A-Grave: https://www.findagrave.com/cemetery/92689/highland-cemetery considered to be the first one according to many records. It was abandoned by its owners in the early … Continue reading

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RIP Richard “Dick” Cole, Doolittle Raider April 9, 2019

Updated with a link to several more Virtual Cemeteries. I was at home last night when I saw the note on Facebook about Doolittle Raider Dick Cole dying. He was 103 years old and the last surviving member of the … Continue reading

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Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery – Tombstone Tuesdays April 9, 2019

I chose Prairie Creek Conservation Cemetery –  https://www.prairiecreekconservationcemetery.org/ as the Tombstone Tuesdays for April 9, 2019. It’s one of a growing trend for conservation cemeteries. According to Our Mission and Story – https://www.prairiecreekconservationcemetery.org/our-mission-and-story: Mission Statement: The mission of Prairie Creek … Continue reading

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