6 Million Marvelous Records!
The BillionGraves team is proud to announce that we have reached 6,000,000 records! We are so thrilled about the wonderful progress being made and are excited for the next million records! We couldn’t have done it without the wonderful contributors who are visiting and photographing…
Headstone Symbolism, part 1
Have you ever stopped to take a look at what you find on headstones besides names and dates? Cemeteries are filled with symbolism that you may not even realize at first glance. As I paid close attention to the symbols on the headstones around me…
4 Things You Didn’t Know About Memorial Day
1. Memorial Day was originally called “Decoration Day.” That’s right, Memorial Day was first proclaimed on May 5, 1868 by General John A. Logan, National commander of the Grand Army of the Republic. He called it “Decoration Day” when things like flowers should be put…
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