This is the grave of Ruth Page. Born in 1899 in Indianapolis, Page became of the greatest dancers in American history. She made her Broadway debut in 1917, toured South America in 1918 with a company,
This is the grave of J. Frank Dobie. Perhaps the greatest of all Texan mythmakers–and that’s a high bar!–James Frank Dobie was born on a ranch in Live Oak County, Texas in 1888. He w
This is the grave of John Overton. Born in 1766 in Louisa County, Virginia, Overton moved to Tennessee in 1787 and began practicing law in Nashville in 1789. He became one of the economic leaders of T
This is the grave of Billy Martin. Born into a dysfunctional family in Oakland in 1928, Alfred Martin’s parents split when he was a baby. His stepfather was the most positive mentor in his life.
This is the grave of Martin Luther King Sr. and Alberta Williams King. Born in poverty in Stockbridge, Georgia in 1899, Michael King connected desegregation to the ministry from a young age. He decide
This is the grave of Dashiell Hammett. Born on a farm in Saint Mary’s County, Maryland in 1894, Hammett dropped out of school at age 13, worked random jobs, and then got a job as a Pinkerton. He
This is the grave of Levi Morton. Born in 1822 in Shoreham, Vermont to a minister, he grew up in various towns around the state, started working as a teenager, taught a little school among other thing
This is the grave of Grover Cleveland. Born in 1837 in Caldwell, New Jersey to a minister father, he grew up in Fayetteville, New York, after his father became pastor at a church there and then moved