A “Grand View” in Moravia

A “Grand View” in Moravia

On a cold and blustery September 28, 2019, a group of hearty history buffs clad in scarves, mittens, and winter coats gathered and weathered nature for a two-hour cemetery tour. The cemetery chosen for this year was the ghost town

An Acre on the Side of the Hill

An Acre on the Side of the Hill

More than 120 years ago, in 1892, the U.S. Government conducted land surveys in the area we know as Copeland. At this time, this area was part of Kootenai County. In 1903, Caleb and Harriet Ames were living on 80

A Rustic Tangle of Grave-stones

A Rustic Tangle of Grave-stones

McArthur Cemetery Walk Though once a thriving village, McArthur didn’t last long. It had grown up quickly around William McArthur’s homestead and lumber mill at the turn of the last century. Before the disastrous fire of 1922, there sat along

A Grassy Hillside with Rocks

A Grassy Hillside with Rocks

“An Incredible History” Perched on a hill above what was once called Ockonook (“a grassy hillside with rocks”) at the very top of Boundary County lies a small cemetery with an incredible history dating back to 1898. Familiar historical names

Mosquito Flats

Mosquito Flats

“Mosquito Flats” was the site of the second “Stories in Stone” Historical Cemetery Tour. We gathered on Saturday, October 3, 2015 on the land which in 1903 Otis Collins donated for a church and a cemetery. Familiar family names such

History and Mystery at Grandview?

History and Mystery at Grandview?

Some might think a cemetery tour a little odd, but a tour of this Boundary County cemetery proved to be quite interesting and enlightening . . . On Saturday, October 4, thirty-two people gathered at the historic gates of Grandview