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Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story - Book

Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story by Dennis McCann unearths the intriguing and often long-forgotten histories of more than thirty Wisconsinites of the past. Wisconsin cemeteries house memories of war, families, tragedy, and community, from the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer baron Frederick Pabst to miniscule ancestral plots. Badger Boneyards speaks of the hard-scrabble life of an old-time cemetery man and the many husbands of a nineteenth-century charmer. Football great John Heisman is buried here, as is the state's smallest man, a woman whose tombstone names her murderer, and the boy who would not tell a lie and paid the price. Yet even in a graveyard, peace proves hard to come by: Wisconsin's Native American tribes have fought for undisturbed grounds and proper burial and the inhabitants of a Bayfield cemetery were unearthed by a raging flood. Longtime Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist Dennis McCann seeks out the stories, both tranquil and turbulent, in Wisconsin's cities of the dead. From the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. Paperback, 160 pages, 6 x 9 in., 22 bw photos and map.

 
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