Category Archives: Cemetery of the Week

The featured cemetery each Wednesday.

Cemetery of the Week #131: Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery 330 Bonaventure Road Thunderbolt, Georgia 31404 Telephone: (912) 651-6843 Founded: 1802 Size: nearly 100 acres Number of interments: more than 30,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In Colonial-era Georgia, John Mullryne and his son-in-law Josiah Tattnall … Continue reading

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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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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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Cemetery of the Week #128: National Cemetery of Terezin

National Cemetery of Terezin Národní Hrbitov v Terezíne Terezin, Czech Republic Dedicated: September 16, 1945 Number of graves: 2386 Number of interments: About 10,000. Only 1133 bodies buried here could be identified. Open: The Small Fortress is open daily November … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #127: St. Roch Cemetery

St. Roch Campo Santo 1725 St. Roch Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana 70117 Telephone: (504) 304-0576 Founded: 1872 Size: Two square blocks Number of interments: Unknown, due to the reuse of graves. Open: Weekdays 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed weekends. … Continue reading

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