I can only show you some memorials – I can’t afford to visit where she rests, even if we could be sure where it was. There isn’t a grave, but then, there isn’t a body, for it might have been eaten by coconut crabs. Let us hope fervently that she died before they got to her.
In Wales we have things more solid by which we can remember Amelia Earhart. And they are in Burry Port in Carmarthenshire. Or alternatively there is one in Pwll, two miles away. There can be no compromise, no third way. Along the shore of Carmarthen Bay you are defined by the answer you give to this question; where exactly did Amelia Earhart land? Such a simple question and yet so very complicated.
Read the rest of this fascinating story in my book Grave Tales From Wales Volume Two along with 35 other unexpected stories.
Published by Cambria in April 2022
My latest book, Grave Tales from Wales , explores other surprising stories from our past, using notable gravestones from across the whole of Wales
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If you would like to find out more about Grave Tales From Wales, then click on the image below to watch a brief video presentation about it on my Youtube channel
And if you would like to listen to me narrating one of the stories from the book, then click on the image below and learn about the Robber’s Grave in Montgomery.