Monthly Archives: February 2014

Cemetery of the Week #126: Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery 412 South Cherry Street Richmond, Virginia 23330 Telephone: 804-648-8501 Email: info@hollywoodcemetery.org Founded: 1847 Size: 130 acres Number of interments: approximately 80,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the bluffs above the James River stands Richmond, Virginia’s … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Threes

Twenty years ago this week, my friend Blair got word that the liver surgery he’d undergone wasn’t successful and he had six months to live.  I can remember that, because he and his husband watched the Oscars after they got … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #125: John Brown’s Grave

John Brown Farm State Historic Site 115 John Brown Road Lake Placid, New York 12946 Telephone: (518) 523-3900 Size: small Number of interments: 15? Open: The grounds are open year round, but the cottage and other buildings are only open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #124: the Cemetery of Marigot on Saint Martin

The Cemetery of Marigot on Saint Martin aka Cimetiere de Marigot-Saint Martin Boulevard de France Saint Martin Island GPS coordinates: 18°3’54″N 63°5’18″W Marigot, capital of the island of Saint Martin, has been called “the most French in spirit of all … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #123: Stoke Poges Churchyard

St. Giles Church Church Lanes Stoke Poges, Buckinghamshire, SL2 4NZ, United Kingdom Telephone: +44 1753 642331 Founded: circa 1086 Size: 3 acres Number of interments: unknown Open: St. Giles’ Church is open daily from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Legend … Continue reading

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