Monthly Archives: May 2011

Snapshots from Cemetery Adventures

Scoring in Heaven: Gravestones and Cemetery Art of the American Sunbelt States by Lucinda Bunnen My rating: 3 of 5 stars In early 1980, Lucinda Bunnen and Virginia Warren Smith left home on a mission. They wanted to record how … Continue reading

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Memorial Day at Brooklyn’s Green-Wood Cemetery

There was a nice feature today in the Huffington Post about all the effort that has gone into remembering the Civil War veterans buried at Brooklyn’s beautiful Green-Wood Cemetery.  Here’s the link. The cemetery’s website has this to say about … Continue reading

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A commercial for Stories in Stone

In lieu of a book review today, how about a book trailer? My review of Stories in Stone is here.

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Cemetery of the Week #17: Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Sleepy Hollow Cemetery 540 North Broadway Sleepy Hollow, New York 10591 Telephone: (914) 631-0081 info@sleepyhollowcemetery.org Founded: 1849 as Tarrytown Cemetery Size: 90 acres Number of interments: 45,000 Open: Monday through Friday 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday 8:30 … Continue reading

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Homemade tribute to New Orleans’ cemeteries

Sacred ~ New Orleans Funerary Grounds by Elizabeth Huston My rating: 2 of 5 stars I don’t know if it’s fair to review a book published on Lulu, but I paid my $32 (It would have been more, but I … Continue reading

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