Monthly Archives: March 2014

Cemetery of the Week #130: the Wooldridge Monument, Mayfield, Kentucky

The Wooldridge Monument Maplewood Cemetery East Cemetery Street at North 6th Street Mayfield, Kentucky 42066 Telephone: (270) 251-6210 Founded: 1890 Size: 17 feet wide by 33 feet long Number of interments: 1 Once his first and only love died in … Continue reading

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My first Obscura Society cemetery tour

Last month, Annetta Black asked if I’d be interested in arranging tours of local cemeteries for the San Francisco branch of the Obscura Society.  Anything that gets people into graveyards is a good thing, as far as I’m concerned.  I … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #129: the Graves of Jesse James

The James Farm 21216 James Farm Road Kearney, Missouri 64060 Telephone: (816) 736-8500 Grave in use: 1882-1902 The farm and museum is open: October until April: Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday from Noon to 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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Bay Area Cemetery Tours

I spent last year’s Nanowrimo working on a book about the historic cemeteries of the San Francisco Bay Area. I’ve visited a lot of them, but not nearly all, so I made myself a list of places I need to … Continue reading

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What would You like to see on Cemetery Travel?

After almost 400 posts, I’m curious how I can make Cemetery Travel more useful to you, dear reader.  I’d appreciate it if you can help me out by letting me know what you’d like to see. You’ll remain anonymous, unless … Continue reading

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