Documenting history for folks now


September 16, 2020

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Missionaries taking photos of headstones in the Ipswich Cemetery.

If you happened to pass the Holy Cross Cemetery recently and saw a group of young people with cameras taking pictures of headstones, do not be alarmed. They are not curious tourists; they are missionaries from The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The cameras are helping document the lives of those who have passed on but are still a vital part of someone's past.

The headstone pictures taken are uploaded to the BillionGraves website, allowing those researching their own family history to access the available information electronically. It also preserves the information recorded t...

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