I’m not sure why I have such a fascination with cemeteries. Every time we find a new town- either with few live inhabitants or merely ghosts- Lynn and I will search out the cemetery. At Grafton there are a few dozen graves that stand as footnote to the harsh life of the times. There is Robert Berry, 24, his wife, Isabella Hales Berry, 20, and his brother Joseph, 22, all died on August 2, 1866, killed by indians. In the SE corner of the cemetery are the burial sites of Native Americans who were killed in the same battles.
Please visit Monochromia for a black and white version of this image plus a bit more history of the area.