Column: Historic cemetery with a view is a mystery
by Thornton Kennedy
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06:06 PM, Wednesday, January 28
Searching for the final resting place of Hardy Pace can be a detriment to your wallet and free time. On a rare warm and cloudless January afternoon, I set out to find a cemetery I had only read about in history books. It is allegedly at the top of...

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