We shot these photos of Sherbrooke Cemetery during a visit to the nearby ghost town and namesake, Sherbrooke, North Dakota, in Steele County in October of 2013.
The Oxton family name was common in this cemetery.
This cemetery was established in 1899 by Sherbrooke Methodist Church which has long since vanished from the town site.
The Hildebrandt family.
Look at those birth dates. These are some of the oldest headstones we’ve seen for such a nice, easily-accessible cemetery. Many times you don’t see the really old ones unless you visit a derelict cemetery.
This child’s gravesite had a simple metal nameplate that had only the letters DRAEN on it.
The Verwest family plot.
Photos by Troy Larson and Terry Hinnenkamp, copyright Sonic Tremor Media LLC