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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

The Pigeon Roost Massacre

Pigeon Roost was a small village in Indiana, established in 1809 by William E. Collings. It’s current day location is between Scottsburg and Henryville, near Underwood, Indiana. Shortly after the War of 1812 began, a war party of Native Americans made a surprise attack on

To Forever Gaze Upon Her Face

Fernand Arbelot is buried in Cimetière du Père Lachaise, within the city of Paris, France. He seems quite the mysterious character, described as a musician, an actor, and sometimes an architect, little else is known about him. However, most people remember him for “his one

Cemetery in a Zoo

Yes, you read that right. The Louisville Zoo in Kentucky hosts a variety of animals and fun, but in the middle of the zoo is a small historic cemetery. There’s only a few markers in the actual cemetery, but a monument was erected in 1990 that