Kay's Fudge Recipe - The tombstone is a Marble slab and this photo was sent to "Everything's Relative" in Family Tree Magazine, by Dan Convery, Modesto, Calif.,pub. in the June 2006 issue - I want my cookie recipe on my headstone. This is amazing
Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address - Free, printable reading passage with questions focusing on context clues for 2nd-3rd grade!
Noted for its beautiful and compelling language, Abraham Lincoln’s Gettysburg Address was also unique for its brevity -- just over 270 words. While other speakers spoke for hours at the dedication ceremony of the Soldier’s’ National Cemetery, Lincoln’s address was so short that photographers missed taking a picture of him delivering the speech. Students will read Lincoln’s speech and use context clues to decipher the meaning of the words.
One of the most unique features of New Orleans are our famous above-ground cemeteries. Building on swampy lands, below sea-level, New Orleanians have had to adapt over the years, and our stone crypts and mausoleums are a direct result of that adaptation to our environment. New Orleans’ cemeteries host a plethora of interesting characters from the city’s history, including the “Voodoo Queen” Marie Laveau, as well as photographer, E.J. Bellocq.