St. Finbar’s Cemetery

Today's featured cemetery is St. Finbar's Cemetery in Saukville, Ozaukee County, Wisconsin. I'm choosing this cemetery due to the fact that it was the first (and, unfortunately, only) cemetery that I fully transcribed. I picked it for transcription because it was small and out of the way, so it made … [Read more...]

Paved Paradise

So, here are some strange cemeteries. I ran across a link to this post titled Paved Paradie: Cemeteries in Parking Lots via BoingBoing.net. Once sacred ground, it's now a conspicuous patch of grass in a sea of asphalt, a quirky spectacle to the shoppers forced to drive around it on their way to … [Read more...]

Forest Home Cemetery

I thought I'd do my first post on my favorite cemetery, Forest Home Cemetery in Milwaukee. Just the sheer size and history behind this cemetery makes it a great place. It's an unusual peaceful place within the Milwaukee city limits and is full of Milwaukee history. The photo at the top of the site … [Read more...]