Holly Osland first contacted Wes Anderson, curator at the Barnes County Historical Society Museum, in 2017. She was looking for information that would lead her to her great-great-great grandmother’s gravestone.
The family had no record telling them where Athalia Pettersen, who came to Valley City from Norway around 1879, was buried.
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