Tag Archives: Arlington National Cemetery

Adventures in Cemetery Travel

This is reblogged from the Western Legends Publishing blog, where it appeared almost two weeks ago.  I’ve been traveling and blogging from my phone was much more difficult than I expected.  This will be a new Cemetery of the Week … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery essay, Wish You Were Here | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Weekly Photo Challenge: Launch

It’s hard to believe that it’s been more than 25 years since the Space Shuttle Challenger exploded 73 seconds after launch. I was watching TV that morning before I went to my job as the Undergraduate English Secretary at the … Continue reading

Posted in Famous person's grave, Photo Challenges | Tagged , , , , , | 11 Comments

Recording the graves at Arlington

After recent scandals in which graves have been misidentified at Arlington National Cemetery, members of the Old Guard are photographing every single headstone.

Posted in Good cemetery news | Tagged , | 1 Comment

What cemeteries have you visited on vacation?

As a product of the classic American childhood road trip, I’m curious to know which cemeteries you’ve visited on vacation.  Please check all that apply. Feel free to add anything I’ve missed in the comments. Thanks!

Posted in Cemetery poll, Famous person's grave | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Guide to the Soldiers’ National Cemetery

Lincoln and the Human Interest Stories of the Gettysburg National Cemetery by James M. Cole My rating: 4 of 5 stars Unlike Arlington National Cemetery, which has had many books written about it, Gettysburg National Cemetery — a.k.a. Soldiers’ National … Continue reading

Posted in Cemetery book review | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment