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Wednesday
May292013

Coming Soon! Info on a new book.

Homan Walsh is one of our more popular permanent residents.

Thursday
May232013

Memorial Day 2013, Monday May 27, 10:30am

Sunday
May192013

Is she, or isn't she?

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.

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Saturday
Apr202013

Niagara Beautification in the Cemetery

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.  

Two of our volunteers are joined by Friends of Oakwood members Trudy Christman, Joel Paradise, Board Secretary Pete Ames, President Whitney Mallam in the back, Congressman Brian Higgins, and Oakwood Administrator Laurence G. Steele. Other volunteers were still gathering sticks and trash.

Tuesday
Apr092013

**Breaking News** Oakwood is named Outstanding Preservation Project

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"!

Click here to read Buffalo Rising's article about the award.