January 11, 2006

The Mortality Schedule

"One of the famous sayings attributed to Benjamin Franklin is "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes." In this week's Echo of Our Past we will look briefly at how one of those certainties, death, has changed in the past century and a half."

So begins this excellent article comparing life and death between 1850 and 2000. It was written by John Agan, a historial who resides in Minden, Webster Parish, LA.

Click on the title link to read the entire article.

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