Remembering history and those who served

Carbon Cemetery Memorial Day Service hosts Mark Miller, author of new Big Nose George book


Mike Armstrong

Author Mark Miller talks about the life of Big Nose George during the Carbon Cemetery Memorial Day Sevice.

The Memorial Day remembrance at Old Carbon Cemetery got a bit of a twist this year thanks to mother nature mercurial weather on Sunday.

The dedication to the veterans of past wars is usually held at the lower gates of the Old Carbon Cemetery but as a downpour started to commence around 10 a.m., the same time as the service. The remembrance service was moved to a red barn on the Palm Ranch which has the nearest structures to the old ghost town.

Carbon County historian Nancy Anderson welcomed everyone to the red barn building and told the crowd the building had tremendous value to Old Carbon,...

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