This is the grave of Daniel Burke. I have no idea who this guy is. He would have been too young for Korea but I don’t know if he was in Vietnam. It doesn’t really matter. I was wandering a
This is the grave of George Thomas. Born in 1816 in Southhampton County, Virginia, Thomas grew up in a family of slaveholders. They owned 685 acres and 24 slaves in 1829, despite the fact that his fat
This is the grave of Schenando. Supposedly born in approximately 1706, at least according to legend, Schenando, also called Skenandoa or Shenandoah, was a chief of the Oneida. He was born into the Sus
This is the grave of William Hooper and John Penn. William Hooper was born in 1742 in Boston. The son of a Scottish minister, he was expected to enter the ministry and thus went to Harvard in 1757. He
This is the grave of Samuel Kirkland. Born in 1741 in Norwich, Connecticut, Kirkland went to Princeton and graduated in 1765. A man of the Great Awakening, he decided to try and convert Native America
On January 3, 1931, farmers converged on England, Arkansas to demand poverty relief. This led to Will Rogers’ poverty tour and a greater national conversation about conditions in rural America i
This is the grave of Madam C.J. Walker. Born Sarah Breedlove in 1867 in Delta, Louisiana, she was the first member of her family born into freedom. She was an orphan by 1874, with her mother probably
This is the grave of Curt Gowdy. Born in 1919 in Green River, Wyoming, Gowdy was a high school basketball star in his state, leading the state in scoring his senior year, at a high school in Cheyenne.