A Story to a Stone

The old adage, ‘it’s nice to put a face to a name’, is in the same vein as ‘it’s nice to put a story to a headstone’.

John H. Bailey

Reading about John Bailey’s untimely demise in Abby Maria Hemenwey’s 1871 history of Fairfax led us to Sanderson Corner Cemetery on a recent cold and cloudy Saturday.

Dr. Nelson Fairchild

Reading about Dr. Nelson Fairchild’s untimely demise in Abby Maria Hemenwey’s 1871 history of Grand Isle led us to the Old Milton Cemetery last Sunday afternoon. We had it in our minds that we were going to locate his gravestone.