We have visited the Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg on many different occasions. We even go to the cemetery multiple times every time we are in Gettysburg to find a new grave, or to perform some new research. This post is dedicated to the history of the cemetery.
From spring of 2001 to the summer of 2002, Marianne participated in an archeological project with a team headed by Dr. White from Youngstown, University. Their main purpose was the relocation of the Friends Burying Grounds in Damascus, Ohio.
In July of 2013, we went to Washington, D.C. and visited the Arlington National Cemetery. We had 2 places we needed to visit while we were there and we did. The Tomb of the Unknown, and the final resting place of John F. Kennedy.
In July of 2015, we traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and went looking for different locations associated and linked to one of our Founding Fathers, Benjamin Franklin.
In July of 2015, we traveled to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and one of our stops was the Christ Church Burial Grounds in the Historical Independence section of downtown. This is also the location of Benjamin Franklin's grave.
In July of 2019, we traveled to Athens, Ohio and one of the locations that was on our "stop list" was the West State Street Cemetery to investigate the claims of the "Weeping Angel".
In July of 2013 we traveled to Mount Vernon to visit the home and grave site of our Nation's first president, George Washington. Not only is Mount Vernon an awesome location to visit, on the grounds are several burials that most people overlook.
While on our trip to Providence Road Island, we took a night and day and headed out to Fall River, Massachusetts in November of 2015, one of our stops was the Oak Grave Cemetery.
In November of 2015, we traveled to Fall River, Massachusetts and to Oak Grave Cemetery. Our goal for this trip, visit the grave site of Lizzie Borden.
In October of 2008, we traveled to Memphis, Tennessee, and one of the locations that we visited was Graceland. Within the grounds of Graceland, you are aloud to visit the Meditation Gardens that are located just past the swimming pool, and the final resting place of the Presley's.
We have said it many time, if you want to find out the rich history of a town or village, go to the town's cemetery. Evergreen Cemetery in Gettysburg is a prime example, and here you will find many stories of those who where there during the Civil War battle of Gettysburg.
On many occasions we have traveled to Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. Every time we visit we find a new story or something interesting that is either paranormal or historical related. One of these stories is about Elizabeth Thorn, The Angel of Gettysburg.
In July of 2017, we traveled to the Antietam Battlegrounds, and as we were driving around learning about the different locations, we came across the Mumma Cemetery. Of course we had to stop and check it out.
In November of 2018, we traveled out to San Diego, and one of our stops was to the Cemetery El Campo Santo in Old Town, San Diego. We found several paranormal reports about this old cemetery, and had to just stop there and experience it for ourselves.
In November of 2018, we traveled out to San Diego, California. Once the stops on our list was Mission Hills Park. Although this is a beautiful city park, but what it made our list was not the pretty trees, but what is in the ground under them.
Old town cemeteries always have a story to tell, and the Pioneer Cemetery in Point Pleasant, West Virginia is no different. We stopped at this cemetery on our way out of the town when we were there in the July of 2019 since this was on our way out of town.
On July 27, 2008, we decided to travel to Jamestown, New York and stop at the Lucille Ball Museum, and pay our respects at her grave site.
In July of 2016, we we to Key West Florida with a list of locations we wanted to visit while we were there. One of the locations was the St. Paul's Episcopal Church and Cemetery.
On June 16, 2015 we headed out on an adventure in search of a local legend about the witch that guards a cemetery nearby where we live. This is the story of The Witch of Bowman Cemetery.
On April 3, 2015, we traveled to Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio for a photographic research trip. On this trip, one of the goals was to find the cemetery marker for Amasa Stone.
On April 3, 2015, we traveled to Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio. This location has been on the list for some time, and the visit was well worth it for our research.
On April 3, 2015, we traveled to Lake View Cemetery in Cleveland, Ohio and stopped at the monument of the 20th president of the United States, James A. Garfield.
On Saturday, March 21, 2015, we traveled to Ashtabula, Ohio to the Chestnut Grove Cemetery in order to perform some research and a small investigation. The reason for selecting this locations, there is a mass burial located here of the victims of the Ashtabula Train Disaster.
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