Kate Leckie writes in the Frederick News-Post (Maryland) about a story that has interested a lot of genealogists – Baby’s tombstone heads home. The tombstone dated back to 1777 and was transported from Pennsylvania to Maryland.
Marta Hepler Drahos has written an article (mLive.com/Associated Press) about a woman, Lauri Gartner, who is from Michigan, and how her genealogy research led her to taking care of a cemetery in Illinois.
Louise Gray has an article, Priceless pieces of history left to gather dust, in The Scotsman, about very valuable items that are just gathering dust in underground storerooms and warehouses, and they are in danger of being lost. There is a lot of valuable information that genealogists researching Scottish heritage would be very interested in.
I don’t know that this falls into the area of genealogy, but some of you may find it interesting. Rebecca Morelle has written an article for the BBC News, Time changes modern human’s face, about how the human skull has changed quite a bit over the past seven centuries.
Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter has word that there is a bill being sponsored in the Tennessee state legislature that would “require property owners to grant access to graveyards on their property to visitors. The visitors are defined as “family members, descendants and close friends of the deceased persons buried there.” Visits would be legal for the purposes of visits the graves, cemetery maintenance, genealogical research, and for possible future burials.”