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.

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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Nothing like a Cemetery to Enliven a Trip

Hello! Long time, no see, as my father says.  I have been swamped in my other life as a science fiction novelist.  The first book in my space opera trilogy came out on July 7, so I have been busily … Continue reading

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Death Salon in Los Angeles

Hello, loyal readers and everyone coming over for Mental Floss! I’m on a very tight deadline (my second science fiction novel is due February 2), so I’m not blogging about cemeteries as much as I would like right now. However, … Continue reading

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2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 60,000 times in 2014. If it were a … Continue reading

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One more cemetery to add to my list

One of the readers of Cemetery Travel sent me the lovely video he made about his local graveyard, Elmwood Cemetery in Memphis, Tennessee. Edward Valibus says it’s the oldest continually active cemetery Memphis. Elmwood from Edward Valibus on Vimeo.

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