Unearthed headstone leads columnist on trail of history mystery

Peter Buck’s headstone was unearthed several years ago in the southeast section of Grand Junction’s original town square mile. Photo by Teddy Jordan.



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Peter Buck’s headstone was unearthed several years ago in the southeast section of Grand Junction’s original town square mile. Photo by Teddy Jordan.

The headstone read: “Peter Buck, 11th Michigan Militia, Black Hawk War.” Neither date of birth nor date of burial was etched into the stone. There were 60-foot markers, perhaps…




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