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Working with Highland Cemetery office personnel in Kenton Co, KY on a major project.
Working on Sec 2 and 7 in Highland Cemetery.
Chapel Garden, Maus Bldg 1, 2 & 3, Sec 1, Sec 4 I.O.O.F. lot (circle), Sec 6, Sec 8, Sec 9, Sec 10A, Sec 11, Sec 12 large & small single graves, Sec 15, Sec 18, Sec 21, Sec 23, and Kenton Co Burial Ground are done in Highland Cemetery.
THE RECORDING OF A CEMETERY
BY THELMA GREENE REAGAN
Today we walked where others walked
On a lonely, windswept hill;
Today we talked where others cried
For loved ones whose lives are stilled.
Today our hearts were touched
By graves of tiny babies;
Snatched from the arms of loving kin,
In the heartbreak of the ages.
Today we saw where the grandparents lay
In the last sleep of their time;
Lying under the trees and clouds -
Their beds kissed by the sun and wind.
Today we wondered about an unmarked spot;
Who lies beneath this hollowed ground?
Was it a babe, child, young or old?
No indication could be found.
Today we saw where Mom and Dad lay.
We had been here once before
On a day we'd all like to forget,
But will remember forever more.
Today we recorded for kith and kin
The graves of ancestors past;
To be preserved for generations hence,
A record we hope will last.
Cherish it, my friend; preserve it, my friend,
For stones sometimes crumble to dust
And generations of folks yet to come
Will be grateful for your trust.
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