NIAGARA FALLS, NY (Oakwood Cemetery) - For decades the rumours have persisted. Does Oakwood contain the remains of Mary Todd Lincoln's Aunt? Is she related? Is it just folklore? For any of you genealogical sleuths out there, here is your chance to step up and show us what you're made of. There is even a small prize in it for you! Check our Michelle Kratts' latest story and let us know you think.
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (Oakwood Cemetery) - In spite of some trecherous temperatures volunteers pulled through and helped clean the cemetery. We were also honored to have Congressman Brian Higgins staff volunteer with the cleanup. The Congressman was able to take time from his busy schedule to stop by and see us. Oakwood Cemetery is very fortunate to have such support from our community.
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (Oakwood Cemetery) - Oakwood Cemetery has been name Outstanding Preservation Project by Preservation Buffalo Niagara. The prestigious group will honor Oakwood at it's annual luncheon in May at Kleinhan's Music Hall, home of the Buffalo Philharmonic. "We are very pleased to be recognized for our efforts," said Oakwood Board of Directors President Whitney Mallam. Laurence G. Steele, Cemetery Adminstrator added, "We have been working hard to polish this crown jewel in Niagara's history, and it's wonderful for the cemetery, the volunteers and the workers to honored with this award. Thank you Preservation Buffalo Niagara"!
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (Oakwood Cemetery) -"I opened an email and there it was…I may have found John W. Morrison. I will let you know once I get the details". With those words from Peter Ames, Michelle Kratts begins crafting an amazing story of heroism on the Underground Railroad.
NIAGARA FALLS, NY (Oakwood Cemetery) - The famed magician comes to Niagara Falls to film a movie for his production company, but when his thoughts of stunts are put on ice he turns his attention toward the mediums in town.