HAMMOND | The chaos and disrepair long characterizing the city's massive Oak Hill Cemetery should be met with order following the recent hiring of a cemetery manager, North Township officials said.
HAMMOND | About 100 region residents gathered Sunday at the tomb of a Hammond veteran who served his country more than a century ago, commemorating the sacrifices of America's bloodiest war.
HAMMOND | Nearly a century and a half has passed since Hammond Pvt. Nicholas Mashino survived a battle wound at one of the bloodiest engagements of the Civil War.
Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 are counting and cataloging the Oak Hill Cemetery burial records in a computer program to make grave site information more accessible to the public.
MUNSTER | The first trip the Girl Scouts of Troop 10051 made to Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery revealed a troubled, unkempt burial ground with more graves than the girls thought they could count.
HAMMOND | North Township maintenance crews found three more bones Wednesday in a dirt berm near an area where five human bones were found Sunday at embattled Oak Hill Cemetery.
The headstone of Anna E. Klug is brought back to her gravesite Tuesday.
Volunteers Kyle Prendergast, left, Kert Hansen and Mike Prendergast place the headstone of Anna E. Klug back on her grave Tuesday. Klug's headstone had been missing from its grave site at Hammond's Oak Hill Cemetery since at least 1992 and was found discarded in a debris area of the cemetery.
HAMMOND | Kyle Prendergast, left, Mike Prendergast and Kert Hansen place the headstone of Anna E. Klug back on her grave Tuesday.
HAMMOND | The North Township trustee plans to take over maintenance of troubled Oak Hill Cemetery and has sent an edict to its owner to surrender control of the 21-acre graveyard or face court action.
HAMMOND | The government-issued headstone of a Hammond World War II veteran lies near old discarded tires and rusted-out machinery, cast off in an area behind a trash bin.
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