30 Sep 2020

Author: Cathy Wallace

BillionGraves, forgotten cemeteries, abandoned cemeteries, genealogy, family history, history, community service, ancestors
Education, Lifestyle

Rescuing Abandoned Cemeteries 

Warning: rescuing abandoned cemeteries can be addictive. Barry Russell, a retired engineer for Verizon and current BillionGraves volunteer, was born and raised on Long Island, New York. And although he has had a life-long love for graveyards, Russell never suspected he would spend his retirement…

BillionGraves, compassion, cemetery, gravestones, grave, genealogy, family history, GPS photos, BillionGraves app
Education, Lifestyle

Compassion at the Cemetery 

Many BillionGraves volunteers show compassion at the cemetery by their acts of service, whether they are taking photos, helping to tend graves, or looking out for those who may be grieving. This blog post shares the experiences of three special volunteers who inspire others with…