Grave Matters

Delve into our history here.

Presidents Plot; Editor’s Notes; The Burning of the Frontenac on Cayuga Lake1 and Its Connection to Oakwood Cemetery; Cemetery Iconography; The Rev. Samuel May and his wife Lucretia Coffin May’s headstones repaired; Things to watch for in Oakwood; “Something to Think About – If you could spend 10 minutes talking to any ‘resident’ of Oakwood Cemetery, who would it be?”; ESF Friends of Oakwood; USPS Honors Oakwood Resident; 2023 HOCPA Sponsors & Donors; Oakwood: Then & Now; Augustus Root – Oakwood All-Star.

Civil War Inventory Update; Something to Think About; Henry Ward Ranger; Elk’s Rest: Then & Now; Oakwood All-Star: Dr. Henry Washington; Cemetery Humor.

Crouse Casket; Milton Price Lot: Then & Now; Headstone Humor; SOS: Save Outdoor Sculptures; Cemetery Iconography: Tree Stump; Oakwood All-Star: Hiram Putnam.

Brownell Family; Cemetery Humor; Dr. Jonathan Day; Monument Dealer’s Handbook; Oakwood All-Star: Genevieve Searls.

George N. Crouse Mausoleum; Teething; Joys of Research; Samuel Newell Holmes; Reading Iconography; Research Tools; Epitaphs; Oakwood All-Star: Frank Sherff.

Paranormal Tour; Friends of Oakwood; The Murray Grove Story; Civil War Event Honors Black Soldiers; History’s Mysteries: Hugh T. Gibson; Angels & Weepers; What Does It Mean; Oakwood All-Star: Homer Sweet; The Who Knew File: George Brown.

History’s Mysteries:Yates Monument; Is It Written in Stone: Stone Cutters’ Mistakes; Azariah Shipman Mausoleum: an Update; Social Media News; Oakwood All-Star: George Gardner.

New Tree Trail; Guide to Trees; Noxon House Obituary; Serious Issue: Grafitti; History’s Mysteries: the Gravesite of Moses Summers; Hiram Hoyt’s Circle; Technically Speaking; Oakwood All-Stars: “Remember the Ladies.”

Charles H. Corregan; Stories in Stone: William H.H. Smith Monument; Dreamers & Doers; Cremation History.

Angel of Peace; Captain Austin’s Monument; Frank Blodgett, Fred Peck & the Black Hand; Chestnut Tree Project; Early Oakwood; First Burial: Nellie Williamson; Who’s Who in Oakwood: William Teall; Oakwood All-Star: Loyal Clark Tabor.

Voices of Oakwood: Mary E. Leavenworth; Seeing Double: L.C. Smith Mausoleum; Take Me Out to the Ball Game: O. Robinson Casey; Oakwood All-Star: Blanche Weaver Baxter.

Lincoln Connection in Oakwood; Tours by Appointment; Research Tips; 1918 in Oakwood; SUNY/ESF Report; Ghost Walk Trail; Oakwood All-Star: Dr. John E. Groat.

Darothy DeAngelo; Voices of Oakwood: Philip Lighthall; Winter on the Trails; Oakwood Elegy: James J. Belden; Oakwood All-Star: Helen Hiscock Backus.

What’s It Worth Today: Yates, Leavenworth, Westcott, Baker, Barnes and Crouse; Cemetery Symbols: Wheat; Forever Young: Florence Howlett; You Never Know: Charles Batcherie; Oakwood All-Star: Louis A. Waters.

Voices of Oakwood: the Gunpowder Explosion; Cemetery Definitions: Relict & Consort; Who’s Who: George L. Maynard; Research Tips; Oakwood Elegy: Mary Dana Hicks Prang; Oakwood Civil War Census Update; The Benedict Family; Oakwood All-Star: Milton S. Price.

Voices from Oakwood: Leverette Fox; 10 Signs You are a Cemetery Geek; Oakwood All-Star: Mary Raymond Shipman Andrews.

Oakwood Elegy: Karl Kritz; Oakwood, William Lilly and the Soldiers’ & Sailors’ Monument; Mather Williams’ Monument; Morningside Cultural Trails; Who’s in Oakwood Anyway; Memories of Oakwood: Levi Chapman; Oakwood All-Star: John Marsellus.

Letty’s Garden Party; Viau Family Gift; H.H. Franklin Automobile Tour; Civil War Veterans’ Inventory; Oakwood All-Star: Dwight James Baum.

Oakwood Memories; Oakwood in Spring (1901); HOCPA Member Honored; Mausoleums: The Inside Story; Elk’s Rest; Oakwood All-Star: John Edson Sweet.

Live Oaks & Dead Folks; Civil War Soldiers’ Inventory Project; History’s Mysteries: the Slocum/Sage monument; 1860 Rules of Oakwood; Oakwood All-Star: Julie Jenney.

Book Review: The Last Great Necessity; Written in Stone; Jacob Crouse’s Boulder; Oakwood All-Star: George “Hooks” Wiltsie.

Tales from the Crypt; Who Knew: Prang/Volkman; Tours by Appointment; Live Oaks & Dead Folks; Tale of Two Monuments; Strange but True: Charles Tyler Stanton; Oakwood All-Star: Edwin Vose Sumner.

Lester Tucker’s Chair Repaired; Mystery Solved: O’Blenis Stone; Chapel Windows; What Does This Mean: IHS; Did You Know: Longstreet Pyramid and John J. Crouse; Oakwood: A Special Place; Oakwood All-Star: Margaret Olivia Slocum Sage.

What’s New; A Look Back; A Look Ahead; Scour the Past; Virtual Tours; Oakwood All-Star: Amos Westcott.

What’s New; A Look Back; A Look Ahead.

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