It is said that there are only two things certain in this life - death and taxes. We all say this in jest, but then we know they are true. Paying taxes has been a way of life since most of us came onto the earth. We also find taxation in the Bible as a part of their life as well. In the field of genealogy, the tax listings of an area are one of those often overlooked resources.
Black History Month: Efforts to Preserve History in Abandoned African-American Cemeteries
As we reach the mid-point of the time that we celebrated Black History Month, tonight, there's one part of that history that is quickly being forgotten. That lost piece, the history that is neglected African-American cemeteries. There are restoration efforts that has uncovered black history in one cemetery in Chattanooga, and hopes to do the same in another.