Gettysburg – USA

The battle of Gettysburg occurred over the first three days in July 1863. This was the bloodiest battle of the American Civil War when the Union (North) army and the Confederate (South) armies fought for the future of the United States and according to some historians the Battle of Gettysburg was the turning point in… Continue reading Gettysburg – USA

Millwood Mennonite Church Cemetery – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania U.S.A

The Millwood Mennonite Church Cemetery stands beside the Mennonite Church about 3kms out of Gap, in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. This is truly in the heart of Amish country and we were delighted to see the large Amish-style farmhouses each with large lines of washing hanging like buntings beside each house, people riding horse and carts… Continue reading Millwood Mennonite Church Cemetery – Lancaster County, Pennsylvania U.S.A

The Burying Place and the Witches Memorial, Salem. U.S.A

Whilst holidaying around the U.S, H.A’s Barbara visited many historical locations on her Bucket List. Passing through Salem, she couldnt resist stopping at the second oldest cemetery in the U.S; simply titled, The Burying Place.   The Burying Place is the second oldest cemetery in the USA and holds the graves of notable residents of Salem village… Continue reading The Burying Place and the Witches Memorial, Salem. U.S.A

O’ahu Cemetery, Hawaii

The O’ahu Cemetery is the resting place of many notable early residents of the Honolulu area. They range from missionaries and politicians to sports pioneers and philosophers. Over time it was expanded to become an area known as the Nuʻuanu Cemetery. It was the first public cemetery in Honolulu, founded in November 1844. Due to… Continue reading O’ahu Cemetery, Hawaii