Category Archives: Graves of Interest

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

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

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