Sept. 2, 2021

Episode 48 - The Little Cemetery in the Sky & St Mary of the Snows, Door County, Wisconsin

Episode 48 - The Little Cemetery in the Sky & St Mary of the Snows, Door County, Wisconsin

Jennie and Dianne explore a couple of highly unique Belgian immigrant cemeteries located in Door County, Wisconsin. Is there really a little cemetery in the sky? And why are the headstones at St Mary of the Snows churchyard only 6 inches apart? Find out the answers to these questions and much more more in this episode of the Ordinary Extraordinary Cemetery.


Cemetery events mentioned in this episode:
* Ask the Historian & Cemetery Open House: Albany Rural Cemetery - Albany, New York - https://fb.me/e/1f32r6pnX

*Green Lawn Abbey Classic & Exotic Car Show -  Green Lawn Abbey - Columbus, Ohio -  https://greenlawnabbey.org/

*Beyond the Grave: Cemetery Wanderings with Edgar Allan Poe - Evergreen Cemetery - Colorado Springs, Colorado - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/beyond-the-grave-cemetery-wanderings-with-edgar-allen-poe-tickets-166124694433?aff=efbevent&fbclid=IwAR0Us4khydqSAEPeAJa9X2uJhcpCkSIa4j0auAeln8kN36iqqnlc6LIzpNI

 

Resources used for this episode include:
Burton, Paul, and Frances Burton. Door County Stories and Stories from the Belgian Settlement. 2nd ed., Stonehill Publishing, 2003, pp. 45-51.

"INTRODUCTION TO DOOR COUNTY: A 5-MINUTE PRIMER ." https://www.doorcounty.com/. www.doorcounty.com/introduction-to-door-county/. Accessed 29 Aug. 2021.

"Our History." https://www.doorcounty.com/. www.doorcounty.com/discover/our-history/. Accessed 29 Aug. 2021.

"Historical Timeline ." http://www.belgianamerican.org/. 1 Jan. 2003, www.belgianamerican.org/history.html. Accessed 29 Aug. 2021.