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The Dead Tell Much

Bay. In the late 1980s, the organization began a census of tombstones in Ta lbot Count y and compiled four volumes of the names, dates, locations and epitaphs on ever y grave marker they could find. Their efforts were published under the na me of Tombstone s of Talb ot County, Maryland, copies of which are in the archives of the Historical Society of Talbot County. In the foreword of the first volume that covered the Bay Hundred and St. Michaels election districts and was published in 1989, society member Walter E. Arps Jr. wrote that the books “could not appear at a more propitious time because some Marylanders, distressed by the relentless destruction of family bury-

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