Monthly Archives: February 2012

Cemetery of the Week #51: Angelus Rosedale Cemetery

Angelus Rosedale Cemetery 1831 West Washington Boulevard Los Angeles, California 90007 Telephone: (323) 734-3155 Email: info@angelusrosedalecemetery.com Founded: June 9, 1884 Size: 65 acres Number of interments: An estimated 100,000 Open: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily In 1884, when Los … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #50: Gravesite of Sojourner Truth

Oak Hill Cemetery 255 South Avenue Battle Creek, Michigan 49014 Telephone: (269) 964-7321 Email: bcoakhill@sbcglobal.net Founded: March 25, 1844 Size: 50 acres Number of Interments: Approximately 30,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to dusk. The office is open Monday-Friday from 9 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Tombstone Tourist: Musicians

The Tombstone Tourist : Musicians by Scott Stanton My rating: 3 of 5 stars I reviewed the first edition of this book in Morbid Curiosity #5. The author, Scott Stanton, went to the trouble of tracking down my phone number … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #49: The Jimi Hendrix Monument

Greenwood Memorial Park 350 Monroe Avenue NE Renton, Washington 98056 Telephone: (425) 255-1511 Founded: Late 1909 First burial: February 25, 1910 Size: 40 acres Approximate number of interments: 12,000 Open: Dawn to dusk daily When Jimi Hendrix suddenly died in … Continue reading

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