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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 Books for Sale

ETA:  These have been selling much quicker than I expected.  Thank you so much for that!  I have pulled another 20 books and I’ll get them listed as soon as I can.  Please check back. I’m clearing out some of … Continue reading

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How to be Safe in the Cemetery

Originally posted on Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World:
California rattlesnake warning Earlier this month I explored the historic cemeteries of Pescadero. The grass was ankle-high on the Protestant side, but over my knees on the Catholic side.…

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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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