Part Two of an exploration of the state’s oldest public cemetery and interview with its superintendent. Obelisks, mausoleums, ghost stories and more.
The Schoenrocks have been tending to St. Paul’s Oakland Cemetery for over half a century, ensuring that the state’s oldest public cemetery is maintained.
Factories once dominated where schools now stand in the Como and North End neighborhoods of St. Paul, where cemeteries still quietly showcase the city’s history. Our author leads readers on a tour by bike.