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100,000 Photographs

100,000 Photographs

When Linda Kopet suggested her husband, Larry Kopet, get a hobby, she had no idea what she was getting into. Larry decided to photograph headstones in Wisconsin’s cemeteries. They’d drive to different places and shoot some pictures. What started as an innocent weekend hobby for Larry Kopet has turned into a vast resources for genealogists throughout Wisconsin. That hobby has grown to over 100,000 photographs. They’ve hit 60 counties–903 cemeteries total. They aren’t hogging all that history either. The photographs…

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