If Forever

Headstone for Ruth D. Briggs (1808-1871) in Hillside Memorial Cemetery, 723 N Main Street, Central Square, Oswego County, New York. This beautiful white marble features a hand symbolically holding two flowers up toward Heaven. James Roosevelt established Hillside in 1822 as Village Cemetery and became Hillside during the Civil War.


About the author Michael Kleen

Michael Kleen is an author, raconteur, and occasional traveler. He has a M.A. in History and M.S. in Education. He enjoys studying military history, folklore, and philosophy.

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