A cemetery would be started above Old Town the following year, but it was too far away for people in New Town. Old Town was a Catholic community, and Protestants were streaming into New Town and forming churches.
Cannon on top of G.A.R. Hill. Grand Army of the Republic, or G.A.R., was a group of Union veterans of the Civil War who had decided to be buried together.
Posted October 26, 2000
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