Headstones uncovered over time by volunteers await determination of their proper place at the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery. (Photo by John Beck)

Piecing Together the History of Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery

A few hours past dawn in the Santa Rosa Rural Cemetery, John Dennison stood beneath a cluster of oak trees with the rest of the Tombstone Trio — fellow retirees Scott Minnis and Henry Katz — as they surveyed the site of their latest graveyard excavation. “You can hardly describe what it feels like when […]