What happened?

Hey guys! I know the site looks pretty empty right now. My host had some problems and things got deleted. I don’t have a backup, unfortunately, so I can’t add back all the posts I had made over the past few years. I’m pretty upset

Cemetery on a Hill

Hall, Indiana is a tiny community in Indiana, located near Monroiva, Indiana (population 1,063). Mount Pleasant Cemetery (also known as Hall Cemetery) sits on top of a hill and overlooks Hall. I have several family members laid to rest in this cemetery, and along with

The Story of John W. Shaw

Years ago, when I started writing about my cemetery adventures, I visited Wesley Cemetery near Wesport, Indiana. I initially wanted to explore this cemetery because I drove by it one day and the stone wall and steps that border the front of the cemetery caught

A View From the Outside

I recently visited Hamner Cemetery in Johnson County, Indiana. It can be seen in the distance as you’re driving down US31, and I’ve wanted to check it out for some time now. The day I was able to visit, the grass was so tall I

Franklin’s Pioneer Park Cemetery

  I stumbled across a tiny, but interesting, cemetery a couple of weeks ago. Located just inside Province Park in Franklin, Indiana, the cemetery only has a few grave stones. According to Find A Grave, most of the cemeteries stones were moved to the larger

The Grave in the Middle of the Road: Part 2

Some interesting developments have been happening at The Grave in the Middle of the Road in Johnson County, Indiana. I previously wrote a post about the history of the grave, a little over two years ago now. In May of this year (2016), it was decided that

Taylor Chapel Cemetery

On Sunday we visited Taylor Chapel Cemetery, located on the outskirts of Jackson County, Indiana. It borders the Brown County State Park, making it seem like you’ve traveled a great distance into the wilderness (although it’s only about 20 minutes from Seymour). Hidden away in trees and on

Cemetery in a Zoo

The Louisville Zoo in Kentucky hosts a variety of animals and fun, but in the middle of the zoo is a small historic cemetery. Officially named the Phillips-Durrett-Clark Cemetery, after the families who are buried there, it contains graves that date back to the early