Forgotten Friday – Chama Cemetary

Chama Cemetery in Chama, Rio Arriba County, New Mexico. From NM 17 north of Chama, just past river bridge, take road S at ‘Cemetery’ sign. Take left fork to cemetery; at end of road. There are a total of 79 grave sites with the oldest birth being around 1842. Sadly, I found quite a few graves with…

Andersonville National Historic Site, GA

Imagine yourself as a prisoner of war (POW) struggling to survive in a disease-ridden prison, sometimes in aching isolation, sometimes in filthy, overcrowded conditions. Imagine the day-to-day uncertainty when all you can think about is food, water, freedom, and death. “No one can imagine the agony of continued hunger unless he has experienced it. I…

Speaks for itself…

I normally do not find myself in cemeteries but I found this to be an exception. The Rose Hill Cemetery in Macon, GA was extraordinary. I was curious as to the historical side of this place more so than the gravestones. Yet, while walking through the area, I found myself in awe of the beauty…

Elizabethtown Cemetery, NM

Elizabethtown cemetery in New Mexico; 4.8 miles north of Eagle’s Nest on NM 38. Serial killer Charles Kennedy, who was responsible for 14 known murders including his own son, and the famed vigilante Clay Allison.