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Badger boneyards

Dennis McCann

Badger boneyards

the eternal rest of the story

by Dennis McCann

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Published by Wisconsin Historical Society Press in Madison, WI .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cemeteries -- Wisconsin,
  • Sepulchral monuments -- Wisconsin,
  • Wisconsin -- History, Local,
  • Wisconsin -- History -- Anecdotes,
  • Wisconsin -- Biography -- Anecdotes

  • Edition Notes

    StatementDennis McCann.
    GenreAnecdotes, Biography
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF582 .M395 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23944845M
    ISBN 109780870204517
    LC Control Number2009047246
    OCLC/WorldCa467359211

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      The Wisconsin Historical Society has recently published a book of stories/anecdotes about cemeteries under the title Badger Boneyards. I think it is disrespectful to refer to a cemetery as a boneyard, and wrote them to say so. Actually, I thought it not only disrespectful but a .   Badger Boneyards. The bodies are buried, but the stories are not. From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule family plots, Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story unearths the stories of Wisconsin. Football great John Heisman is buried here, as is the state’s smallest man, a woman whose.

    Badger Boneyards- The Eternal Rest of the Story. McCann talks about how his interest in cemeteries leads to the book "Badger Boneyards." Special | 39m 45s Share this video: Share this video on Facebook. Share this video on Twitter. Badger Boneyards- The Eternal Rest of the Story. In the book Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story (), author Dennis McCann discusses the history of the La Pointe Indian Cemetery, and how it has sparked the imagination of people over the decades. Other sources mention rumors of paranormal activity associated with the cemetery, such as spirits of Ojibwe people.


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In Badger Boneyards he weaves the same blend of humor and humanity that made him one of the most widely read newspaper columnists in the state. This is a thoroughly entertaining collection of true stories written by one of Wisconsin’s favorite writers." (Michael Bie, )/5(8).

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Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story. Rate this book. Clear rating. 1 of 5 stars 2 of 5 stars 3 of 5 stars 4 of 5 stars 5 of 5 stars. Dennis McCann Takes You for a Ride: Stories from the Byways of Iowa, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Illinois/5. That "grave undertaking" crack in the headline comes directly from Dennis McCann as we talked about the classic McCann cracks that you'll find in his new book, "Badger Boneyards." His own subtitle.

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Football great John Heisman is buried here, as is the state's smallest man, a woman whose tombstone names her murderer, and the boy who would not tell a lie Reviews: 5. Books by Dennis McCann This Superior Place: Stories of Bayfield and the Apostle Islands (Places Along the Way).

Shepard and the Hodag are just one of classic Wisconsin tales related by McCann in his new book, “The Wisconsin Story: People, Places and Turning Points that Shaped the Badger State.

The history and significance of the cemetery is discussed in the book, “Badger Boneyards”, by author Dennis McCann, on pages (ISBN ) The cemetery is the subject of many legends, many involving the spirits of people buried there. Badger Boneyards with Dennis McCann The bodies are buried, but the stories are not.

From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule family plots, "Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story" unearths the stories of Wisconsin. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Includes index.

Description: xi, pages: illustrations, maps ; 23 cm: Contents: 1. An Old-Time Cemetery Man Buried in a Peninsular Paradise Where Oles Go to Rest Listen to Me, Just Once The Boneyard Built / Barons The "Who Was Who" of Forest Home The Talkative Cameron Tombstones Electronic books Biographies Anecdotes History Local history Biography Anecdotes: Additional Physical Format: Print version: McCann, Dennis, Badger boneyards.

Madison, WI: Wisconsin Historical Society Press, © (DLC) (OCoLC) Material Type. One of McCann’s favorite tales from “Badger Boneyards” is titled “The Virgin Em and Her Many Husbands,” and it began in the reading room of the La Crosse Public Library. Reading a book on the history of La Crosse, McCann came upon a profile of Emma Eastman, a woman seemingly unwilling to give divorce a chance.

The bodies are buried, but the stories are not. From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule family plots, "Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story" unearths the stories of Wisconsin as told by author Dennis McCann.

The bodies are buried, but the stories are not. From the ornate tombs of Milwaukee beer barons to displaced Chippewa graves and miniscule family plots, Dennis McCann’s book "Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story" unearthed the stories of Wisconsin.

Join Dennis for a presentation about the melancholy, the humorous, the tragic, and the universal in Wisconsin's cities of. Since McCann retired as a columnist for the newspaper inhe has written other books for the press, including “Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story” in –JP.

So it is no wonder that Bayfield author Dennis McCann has unearthed a wealth of fascinating stories in his new book, “Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of. Dennis McCann spent most of his professional life traveling Wisconsin and the Midwest for the Milwaukee Journal and Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

A Wisconsin native and graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, he is the author of four previous books on Wisconsin travel and history, including Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, ). In his new book "Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story" (Wisconsin Historical Society Press, $), McCann recounts 30 tales of Wisconsin cemeteries (plus one each over the.

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Badger Boneyards- The Eternal Rest of the Story. McCann talks about how his interest in cemeteries leads to the book "Badger Boneyards." Special | 39m 45s Share this video.Dennis McCann, a longtime Milwaukee Journal Sentinel columnist who enjoys exploring cemeteries, brings the dead to life in “Badger Boneyards: The Eternal Rest of the Story.” He tells the stories of 32 Wisconsin burial spots, and some of the people who lie there.

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