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Beautifying Oak Grove Cemetery

Like other cities with rural cemeteries, La Crosse used Oak Grove Cemetery to draw migrants to the area.
(written by Erika Lichtfuss, UW-L Capstone Project; edited by Jenny DeRocher, Archives Staff) Picture this. A family pulls into the drive of a local cemetery. The car winds aro…

Shining Light on the Catholic Cemetery Chapel

The Chapel of the Blessed Virgin of the Seven Dolors (or Sorrows), located in the Catholic Cemetery east of Losey Boulevard, is one of many features of interest in La Crosse cemeteries.
(written by David Kranz, Archives staff) All the cemeteries of La Crosse hold features of interest. One that many of us often pass by but maybe don’t pay direct attention to is…