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The Old Claiborne Cemetery

Located in County | What you’ll find: Historical

Tears fell like a soft rain on my face as I touched cool marble stones recently in a long-ago, seemingly forgotten cemetery. It’s said that ‘eyes are the windows to the soul’ and surely, my soul did ache for the souls interred in the Old Claiborne Ceme …

Written in Stone: Introducing the search for the Ross Family Burial Grounds

Located in County | What you’ll find: Historical

On the prowl again looking for cemeteries around Old Texas, Midway and Old Salem areas has me looking into the lives of several families that arrived in our area circa 1837 or earlier. I am still searching for the name of the African American Cemetery we visited on Hwy 47 a couple of weeks ago, and perhaps have succeeded in that, however, before I commit to a name for it, will have to wait for confirmation.

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