Words to Travel By:

“Bizarre travel plans are dancing lessons from God.” – Kurt Vonnegut

"We can't be lost.  We're making such good time." – a friend

"I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do."  – Georgia O'Keeffe [Because bridges are my kryptonite.]

“Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one's lifetime.” - Mark Twain

Saturday
Sep072013

Elkhart Cemetery

Elkhart Cemetery in Elkhart, IL was created as a private family cemetery (which explains the private bridge over the road to make the cemetery directly accessible from the family's estate). Some of Illinois' most prominent citizens and Lincoln contemporaries found their final rest there including Governor (and Senator) Richard Oglesby (1824-1899). The Chapel of St. John the Baptist on the cemetery grounds is now the only privately owned chapel in the state.

 

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