Category Archives: Good cemetery news

News about graveyards coming back from the brink, new uses for graveyards, or features on the people who care for them.

Morbid Curiosity Book Club selection

Tomorrow — Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — my book of cemetery travel essays will be the topic of discussion at the Morbid Curiosity Book Club in Toronto.  The club meets at the BAKA Cafe Gallery Lounge on 2256 Bloor St West, Toronto, Ontario (map) at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Westminster Church

by E. A. Black I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and Edgar Allan Poe has always been my favorite writer. When I was 17 and a junior in high school back in the 1970s, my social studies teacher gave my … Continue reading

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Last Year in Cemetery Travel

This blog suffered this year while I concentrated on the writing and release of my space opera trilogy.  I only managed to put up 26 blog posts (including this one), but I am really proud of some of the other … Continue reading

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Gravestone Symbols- Meaning and Inspiration | Blog | Stoneletters

This is an amazing and beautifully detailed post from Stoneletters.com.  Please follow the link to see the whole post. Lettering is only a small part of a gravestone design. Almost all of my headstones incorporate a small carving of a … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: The Allure of the Abandoned Cemetery

by Ed Snyder Last weekend [editor’s note: actually August 28, 2010], my friend Frank and I explored Mount Moriah Cemetery (established 1855) in Southeast Philadelphia. Although I’d been there innumerable times, it’s been years since I’d explored the central monument … Continue reading

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