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Photographing Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell, KY. Striving for accuracy in listing burials. 7,000 burials to go.
Chapel Garden, Maus Bldg 1, 2 & 3, Sec 1 to Sec 15, Sec 18, Sec 21, Sec 22A, Sec 23, Sec 26, Sec 27, Sec 29 singles, Sec 30 to Sec 43 and Kenton Co Burial Ground.
Adding new burials once a week.
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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