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Cemetery of the Week #125: John Brown’s Grave

John Brown Farm State Historic Site 115 John Brown Road Lake Placid, New York 12946 Telephone: (518) 523-3900 Size: small Number of interments: 15? Open: The grounds are open year round, but the cottage and other buildings are only open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #124: the Cemetery of Marigot on Saint Martin

The Cemetery of Marigot on Saint Martin aka Cimetiere de Marigot-Saint Martin Boulevard de France Saint Martin Island GPS coordinates: 18°3’54″N 63°5’18″W Marigot, capital of the island of Saint Martin, has been called “the most French in spirit of all … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #91: San Francisco National Cemetery

San Francisco National Cemetery 1 Lincoln Boulevard, Presidio of San Francisco San Francisco, California 94129 Telephone: (650) 589-7737 or 1646 Founded: 1846 First known burial: 1854 Size: 28.34 acres Number of interments: 30,000 Open: Daily from 6 a.m. to 6 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #90: Braddocks Point Cemetery

Also known as Harbourtown Cemetery 1 Spinnaker Court at Lighthouse Lane, Sea Pines Plantation Harbour Town, South Carolina 29928 Founded: 1861 Size: 1 acre Number of interments: unknown. Some may lie under the adjacent golf course. Open: unknown. It lies … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #87: Washington’s tomb

Washington’s tomb Mount Vernon 3200 Mount Vernon Memorial Highway Mount Vernon, Virginia 22309 Telephone: (703) 780-2000 Tomb constructed: 1831 Number of interments in and around the vault: 25 Open: The estate is open 365 days of the year: November through … Continue reading

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