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Cemetery tour provides look into Havre history


Havre Daily News/Ryan Berry

Emily Mayer stands above the grave of C.W. "Shorty" Young while giving a tour of the Highland Park Cemetery Tuesday. Mayer offers tours of the cemetery to share the stories of some of the most famous and influential people interred in Havre.

Local historian and H. Earl Clack Memorial Museum Director Emily Mayer led a historic cemetery tour Tuesday at Highland Cemetery where she spoke about the notable citizens of Hill County who are buried at the site.

"Sometimes we forget about them, so they need to have their stories revived and told to the next generation so that they don't forget their history," Mayer said.

She said that she started leading cemetery tours in 2010 after seeing the other tours and exhibits provided at Fort Assinniboine, Wahkpa Chu'gn Buffalo Jump, Havre Beneath the Streets and the H. Earl Clack Memorial Mus...

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