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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

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

Sandhill Cemetery Revisited

In 2012 a severe act of vandalism left as many as 22 headstones at Sandhill Cemetery broken, crumbled, and thrown into the nearby street. The stones had been placed between 1829 to 1912, with this cemetery having ties to some of the first residents of Columbus, Indiana. I