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Stamps Cemetery Panorama

I was just going through some photos and I came across this panoramic shot of Stamps Cemetery in Butler County, Alabama. It is every bit as beautiful as it looks. There’s a little more information here. If you want to visit it yourself, this might help: View Larger Map

Stamps Cemetery in Butler County, Alabama

Stamps Cemetery is located in Butler County, Alabama, and is the final resting place of Britton Stamps,¬†sheriff, U.S.Marshall, judge, and baptist preacher; and father of 24 children (several of whom are buried in Chambers County, Alabama). Britton Stamps and his wife are buried there. ¬†According to Freddie Shearin, who researched the Stamps in the 1990s, […]

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Video: Dedication of the Churchill Memorial, 1969

The Churchill Memorial in Fulton, Missouri was dedicated in 1969, after being moved from London, England and painstakingly reconstructed, stone by stone. It was an important event for the small town of Fulton, Missouri, and thousands of people gathered to commemorate the event. Note: The video has no sound, since it was converted from 8mm […]

Stamps Cemetery in Chambers County, Alabama

Stamps Cemetery in Chambers County, Alabama is the burial place of several descendants of Britton Stamps. It has fallen into disrepair over the years, and now sits hidden behind a nondescript warehouse.  The cemetery is overgrown with trees and the gravestones are scattered around as if they had been carelessly dumped there.

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