Gravestone face

Gravestone face

Gravestone marking the resting place of Mary Livingston Ingersoll.

Headstone rear

Headstone rear

The reverse side of the headstone bears a commemorative plaque thanking key research participants and donors.

Wide view

Wide view

The Mary Livingston Ingersoll stone amid far older stones in historic South Cemetery.

1954 Drawing

1954 Drawing

A marginal note on a 1954 redrafting of the South Cemetery plan told local officials where the Mary Ingersoll burial place might be sought.

Ground penetrating radar

Ground penetrating radar

Mark Manzari, vice president of New York Leak Detection, operates a ground penetrating radar system at South Cemetery, December 23, 2015. Manzari donated his time and the use of the radar equipment. Photo courtesy Sara Chevako, Town of Cazenovia historian.

Location of Body

Location of Body

White paint and magnetic stakes (not seen) mark the burial location of Mary Livingston Ingersoll, right foreground. In left background, white paint marks the burial locations of two sons of Luther Myrick, aligned with their weathered headstones. Photo courtesy Sara Chevako, Town of Cazenovia historian.

Dedication

Dedication

Local officials, regional historians, and Ingersoll admirers attended a Memorial Day dedication following the town Memorial Day parade. Speaking is Jeff Ingersoll, volunteer chair of the Robert Green Ingersoll Memorial Committee.

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