Historic cemeteries were truly the public parks in America. They were often designed to welcome visitors’ to explore their grounds surrounded by peace, quiet, and nature. Graveyards are full of beautiful examples of the art and craftsmanship found in the many unusual and varied monument styles and materials used to create them. Along the trail you will learn of people who will make you laugh, cry, and walk away with a new-found respect for their lives and contributions not only to Indiana, but to the world.
The 2016 season of the Tombstone Trail is open! Trail markers have been installed and you can now visit and learn about the important and notorious figures of northeast Indiana.