I forgot to add another favorite cemetery!

. . . and how could I ever forget Marietta Cemetery?? Since my Leader family were original settlers of this river town, two cemeteries here reflect my family’s history.  The picture of the John Auxer’s family final resting place is one of my favorites.  It was a chilly day, leaves blowing everywhere, and even the…

My Favorite Cemetery

Since I love cemeteries, I thought I’d try to narrow it down to my favorite cemetery.  I visit so many,so often, you’d think I have a favorite.  Well, I do! I love the peacefulness and stillness I feel when I visit the cemetery at Donegal Presbyterian Church in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania.  It is in the…

One more headstone found!

Winchester, Virginia wasn’t that far away from Charles Town, West Virginia so we decided to go, look for yet another headstone! Winchester National Cemetery is a closed cemtery, with no space left for any more burials.  The cemetery is the final resting place for Civil War Union soldiers.  The Confederate soldiers are buried in the…

I found two headstones today!

We decided to take a Mid-Week Getaway this week and decided to drive to Harper’s Ferry, West Virginia. Having never been there, we thought it would be a nice drive, something new to see, and a chance to stay in a Historic B & B in West Virginia. Well, we had time to kill before…

Final resting spots. . . . . .

I guess final resting spots could be new discoveries, couldn’t they? . . . . . well, to me they are, not to those interred therein! First discovery? The Trost family. Who??? George (bad boy) Auxer’s only daughter and her family. Why had I never found them before this? Well, I’ve assumed (wrongly) that if…