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.

Cemetery Travel everywhere!

October is the time when people’s thoughts turn to cemeteries.  I’ve been chatting with anyone who will listen about why everyone should visit graveyards, whether on vacation or in their own hometowns.  I thought I would collect up all the links … Continue reading

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Cemetery Books for Sale

ETA:  All but one of these have been spoken for, so I’ve put a new list of cemetery books up for sale here: http://cemeterytravel.com/2014/10/22/more-cemetery-books-for-sale/. Thanks so much for all your support! ETA:  These have been selling much quicker than I expected. … 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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