Honoring the fallen: Franklin resident compiling information on Greenlawn’s Masonic Home’s plot

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Simple gray rectangular stones stretch out in neat rows at the back of Greenlawn Cemetery.

More than 700 people are buried in this section of the cemetery, all had been residents of the Indiana Masonic Home. The earliest stones date back to the 1910s, with those resting beneath them having been born in the early 1800s.

Among them are veterans of World Wars I and II, the Spanish-American War, even the Civil War.

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