The Connection of Stone and Graves

The following column appeared in print on February 27, 2016. The Connection of Stone and Graves Diane Lynn Tibert I can’t recall the first time I visited a grave. It was long before I became interested in genealogy. But even then, I knew—from movies, books and photographs—most graves were marked with headstones. Many resting places…

Column: The Connection of Stone and Graves

Between today and Wednesday, my genealogy column, Roots to the Past, is available in the following Atlantic Canada newspapers: Saturday: The Citizen (Amherst) Saturday: Times & Transcript (Moncton) Wednesday: The Lunenburg County Progress Bulletin (Lunenburg County) Title: The Connection of Stone and Graves Snippet: I can’t recall the first time I visited a grave. It was long before I became interested in…

Nova Scotia Cemeteries Website

Cynthia Simpson of Halifax is creator of Nova Scotia Cemeteries, a website that shares information (both in words and pictures) about the cemeteries of Nova Scotia. On her about page, she writes, “I am a historical researcher with a Master’s Degree in Atlantic Canada Studies from St. Mary’s University, Halifax.  Coupled with my academic background…