Monthly Archives: May 2012

Cemetery of the Week #62: Sunset Hills Cemetery

Sunset Hills Cemetery G-4413 Flushing Road Flint, Michigan 48504 Telephone: (810) 732-0260 Founded: 1926 Number of interments: Findagrave lists more than 4500. Open: 8 a.m. – 6 p.m. in summer, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. in winter Sunset Hills Cemetery … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

To me, summertime means time to explore cemeteries.  One of the first graveyards I fell in love with was Sunset Hills in Flint, Michigan.  It’s a lovely combination of lawn cemetery (with monuments lying flush with the sod) and garden … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #61: Granary Burying Ground

Old Granary Burying Ground 101a Tremont Street at Bromfield Boston, MA 02108 Telephone: (617) 635-4505 Founded: 1660 Size: 2 acres Number of interments: 5000, or perhaps as many as 8000, under 2345 markers Open: Daily 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., … Continue reading

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If you should visit Yosemite…

Guide to the Yosemite Cemetery by Hank Johnston My rating: 4 of 5 stars Everywhere you go, there’s a cemetery. Case in point: tucked into Yosemite Valley is a tiny graveyard where pioneers, Native Americans, and summer visitors rest in … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #60: Yosemite Pioneer Cemetery

Yosemite Pioneer Cemetery aka Yosemite Cemetery Yosemite Village, Yosemite National Park, California 95389 Telephone: (209) 372-0200 Founded: 1870ish Size: ¼ acre Number of interments: Approximately 50 Open: every day Even armed with the Guide to the Yosemite Cemetery, it’s not … Continue reading

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