How this curious piece of property came to be and why the timeline of the burials was so short are among many questions as the township proceeds with a plan next spring to build a split-rail fence
around it and install a brass sign of recognition.
Recently, we've been experimenting with a modern twist on the classic split-rail fence
that fits many of our goals for a satisfactory fence.
NEW YORK -- Country music superstar Blake Shelton was poised on a mid-Manhattan sidewalk, looking right at home beside a split-rail fence
while he toyed with a lariat.
I sat on a split-rail fence
and shouted at the Federals as they marched into town, 'You killed my father
Although I never dreamed of a life defined solely by having a spouse, children, and a white picket fence, I did wind up with a spouse, children, and a split-rail fence
Bill was television's first Marlboro Man, though he struck his cowboy pose sitting atop a split-rail fence
in the Elliot Unger Elliot Studio on West 54th Street, five thousand martinis east of the lonesome prairie.
It had been posted by the Lane County Public Works Department, and warned the homeowner that a new split-rail fence
and landscaping rocks were on the county right-of-way and would have to be removed.
These pieces are laid up much like a split-rail fence
to form a bin, or a compost corral.
The white split-rail fence
on either side of the curvy driveway that winds toward the house is adorned with deep red Dortmund roses, an antique climber that Anne chose for its hardiness.
In a feature story published two years ago ("Unmentionable Vice Goes Mainstream," November 18, 2002), we noted how Shepard "has practically become an icon"--a holy figure "crucified on a split-rail fence
for the crime of being gay," in the words of former Clinton adviser Paul Begala.
I stepped outside the split-rail fence
to inspect my gardening assistant's recent clipping of an evergreen encroaching on a climbing rose.