Category Archives: Cemetery event

Lectures, tours, art exhibits, and more in cemeteries.

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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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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Alhambra Cemetery Tours 2013

Alhambra Cemetery in Martinez is opening for several tours this month. I’ve never been, but I’ve always wanted to go, so I’m really looking forward to finally getting a good look at the place. Here’s their announcement: The Alhambra Pioneer … Continue reading

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Cemetery Tours in Northern California again

In case you missed it last month, here’s a reminder of the cemetery tours in the next couple of months. Many cemeteries host tours or fundraisers in the autumn to increase awareness and raise funds for the upkeep of these … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #77: Lafayette Cemetery #1

Lafayette Cemetery No. 1 1400 Washington Street New Orleans, Lousiana 70115 Founded: 1833 Size: one city block Number of interments: 10,000+ Open: Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Saturday 7 a.m. to noon. Closed: Sunday and holidays (except … Continue reading

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