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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.

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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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