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"Cemetery Nerd" Graces Williamsburg Library

For last week’s installment of local authors and historians, the Williamsburg Public Library’s speaker was Jim Snyder, Jr, the self-proclaimed “Cemetery Nerd.” Snyder has served as the Blair County Genealogical Society’s President for the past twelve years, and he gave a presentation on lost and forgotten cemeteries of the Cove.

Snyder said for a three-year time span between 2007-2009, he along with others, researched and logged most cemeteries in Blair County.

This researching process may, according to Snyder, include taking photos of gravestones and logging them into a website called Find a...


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