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

Cemetery of the Week #143: Union Cemetery

Union Cemetery 316 Woodside Road Redwood City, California 94061 Established: 1859 Size: 6 acres remain Number of interments: 2500 or so Open: dawn to dusk After the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo ceded California to the United States, California was proclaimed a … Continue reading

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Yokohama Foreigner’s Cemetery

I’m just back from Japan today and the jet lag is hitting harder than I’d like. I’ll put this week’s Cemetery of the Week up tomorrow. Sorry for the delay!

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Island of the Dead

Originally posted on Western Legends Publishing:
Of all the cemeteries I visited to write Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, the scariest was the cemetery island of San Michele in Venice. The cemetery itself is a maze of…

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Win a copy of Wish You Were Here on Pinterest

Do you use Pinterest?  I’ve got a cemetery pinboard where I collect up images that may inspire their own Cemetery of the Week sometime.  I try to follow every cemetery board I come across, just in case something catches my … Continue reading

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Wish You Were Here

Almost every tourist destination has a graveyard. You go to Yosemite National Park: there’s a graveyard. You go to Maui: graveyards everywhere you look. The Arizona Memorial in Pearl Harbor and the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park: both graveyards. The number … Continue reading

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