Monthly Archives: January 2014

Twitter’s Favorite Cemeteries

Starting in September last year, I asked my twitter followers about their favorite cemeteries. I gathered the best of the responses together into a Storify story. Unfortunately, WordPress doesn’t seem to want me to embed it here, but if you … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #122: the Graveyard at Acoma Pueblo

The Graveyard at Acoma Pueblo aka San Esteban del Rey Mission Churchyard Acoma Pueblo Cibola County New Mexico Founded: 1629 Size: 2000 square feet Number of interments: unknown Open: Winter hours are in effect from the end of November until … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Juxtaposition

This week’s photo challenge is to show two things side by side that comment on each other.  I like the juxtaposition of the broken rosebud on the gravestone beside the lovely pink rosebush behind it. Broken buds like this one … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #121: Lenin’s Tomb

The Mausoleum of Vladimir Lenin Red Square Moscow, Russia Founded: 1924 Number of interments: 1 Open: Information varies across the web. It looks like your best bet is to visit Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #120: Fort Ross Graveyard

Fort Ross State Historic Park 19005 Coast Highway 1 Jenner, California 95450 Telephone: 707-847-3286 Founded: circa 1812 Size: unknown Number of interments: 131 or more The fort is open: Saturdays, Sundays, and major holidays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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