What happened to the cemeteries each time Saint Anne’s Church relocated?

A cemetery to the French settlers is very different from our idea today, many of the original graves were not marked, and visits would have been infrequent.People didn’t have time to dwell on the past. Extensive mortuary memorials were reserved for wealthy or important individuals, many of whom preferred to be buried in their native homelands. The interred at Ste. Anne’s Cemetery I were the working class, the poor and the converted Native American slaves who worked in the fur trade. … More What happened to the cemeteries each time Saint Anne’s Church relocated?

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15th Annual Custer Week Events in Monroe, Michigan

Monroe Michigan’s 15th Annual Custer Week Events October 5-13, 2013 Submitted by Sherri Schreiner, Friends of Monroe County Historical MuseumA Custer in Black and White October 1 – 31, 2013 Ellis Reference Department, 2nd Floor (Ellis Library and Reference Center, 3700 S. Custer Rd., Monroe MI 48161).  Photos taken from the Dr. Frost collection.  Free … More 15th Annual Custer Week Events in Monroe, Michigan

General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour kicks off Custer Week

Custer Week Kickoff!  General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour $16 Adult / $5 Youth Tour originates in front of the Monroe Historical Museum, 126 South Monroe, Monroe For more details or to order tickets, click here. Stroll through historic downtown Monroe and walk where the famous General George Armstrong Custer once lived. The General himself, portrayed … More General Custer’s Monroe Walking Tour kicks off Custer Week