The Strange Louisiana Cemetery That’s Truly Like No Other In The United States

One of the most interesting sites in Vernon Parish includes the Talbert-Pierson Cemetery, which is found on Talbert Cemetery Road between Sugartown and Pitkin. At this unique site, visitors can explore the unique grave shelters that were built in the 1860s and 1870s by the first pioneers to settle this area.

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Have you ever visited this unique cemetery? What was your favorite aspect of this place? Do you know any more details about the origin of these grave sites? Let us know. We love to hear from you!