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By Dennis McCann

ISBN-10: 0870204513

ISBN-13: 9780870204517

The our bodies are buried, however the tales will not be. From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule kinfolk plots, Badger Boneyards: The everlasting remainder of the Story reveals the tales of Wisconsin. soccer nice John Heisman is buried the following, as is the state's smallest guy, a girl whose tombstone names her assassin, and the boy who wouldn't inform a lie and paid the price.

 

Even in a graveyard, peace proves tough to come back through: Wisconsin's local American tribes have fought for undisturbed grounds and correct burial. A patch of Belgian graves now is living underneath a carpark whereas the headstones cluster within reach, and the population of a Bayfield cemetery have been unearthed through a raging flood. occasionally the lifeless are recalled with just a first identify, and infrequently no identify in any respect. Following the clues in information from readers, strange epitaphs, and well-worn stones, Dennis McCann reveals the depression, the funny, the tragic, and the common in Wisconsin's towns of the dead.

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