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10/24/2013

The Ellis County Historical Society Museum has an exhibit on cemeteries of Ellis County, which will run through Nov. 30.

The Ellis County Historical Society Museum has an exhibit on cemeteries of Ellis County, which will run through Nov. 30.

"Hallowed by History: Cemeteries of Ellis County," details the sometimes strange stories of the 25 burial places in the county since 1867.

Iconic crosses from Catholic cemeteries can be viewed as part of the exhibit, as well as other items, such as a dental plate unearthed at Boot Hill and a home embalming kit.

The Ellis County Historical Society Museum, 100 W. Seventh, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and on Sunday from 1 to 6 p.m.