TheGraveSite

Cemeteries and Abandoned Places......


Welcome to the GraveSite!



We hope you enjoy looking at our pictures as much as we enjoyed taking them.



"The Christian cemetery is a memorial and a record. It is not a mere field in which the dead are stowed away unknown; it is a touching and beautiful history, written in family burial plots, in mounded graves, in sculptured and inscribed monuments. It tells the story of the past, not of its institutions, or its wars, or its ideas, but of its individual lives,--of its men and women and children, and of its household. It is silent, but eloquent; it is common, but it is unique. We find no such history elsewhere; there are no records in all the wide world in which we can discover so much that is suggestive, so much that is pathetic and impressive."



Rev. Joseph Anderson (1836 - 1916)


Please sign the guest book and leave us any comments, thoughts, suggestions or questions that you have. If you have an idea of an interesting place for us to visit and photograph or need help locating an ancestors grave, let us know. We live in the very southwest corner of Minnesota so you will notice that our travels seem to be mainly in a three state area, Iowa, Minnesota and South Dakota with a couple of trips into Nebraska. But if something sounds interesting enough outside of our usual area we may just pack up our gear and check it out! You can contact us using the navigation bar at the top of the page or email me at cemeteryrat@yahoo.comt text.