Monthly Archives: November 2011

Buying a cemetery book for the holiday?

Let’s say that someone needs to buy a gift for a friend or family member, in order to share or inspire a love of cemeteries. I’ve compiled a list of books that every cemetery devotee should have in his or … Continue reading

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A fine introduction to Lake View Cemetery

Cleveland’s Lake View Cemetery (OH) by Marian J. Morton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Morton’s book does a great job of introducing an unfamiliar visitor to the cemetery. She introduces the important permanent residents with an appropriate amount of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #42: Lake View Cemetery

Lake View Cemetery 12316 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106-2415 Telephone: 216-421-2665 Email: info@lakeviewcemetery.com Established: 1869 Size: 285 acres Number of interments: Over 105,000 Open: Daily from 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. The Garfield Monument and Wade Chapel are open daily … Continue reading

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A Guide to New York City Cemeteries

The Graveyard Shift: A Family Historian’s Guide to New York City Cemeteries by Carolee Inskeep My rating: 4 of 5 stars In its history, New York City has dug up and covered over dozens of burial grounds. Carolee Inskeep tracked … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #41: Trinity Churchyard

Trinity Churchyard 74 Trinity Place (Broadway at Wall Street) New York, NY 10006 Founded: prior to 1697 Number of interments: Tens of thousands, according to The Graveyard Shift Open: Weekdays 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. Saturday and Holidays from 8 … Continue reading

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