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Cemetery of the Week #131: Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery 330 Bonaventure Road Thunderbolt, Georgia 31404 Telephone: (912) 651-6843 Founded: 1802 Size: nearly 100 acres Number of interments: more than 30,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In Colonial-era Georgia, John Mullryne and his son-in-law Josiah Tattnall … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #126: Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery 412 South Cherry Street Richmond, Virginia 23330 Telephone: 804-648-8501 Email: info@hollywoodcemetery.org Founded: 1847 Size: 130 acres Number of interments: approximately 80,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the bluffs above the James River stands Richmond, Virginia’s … Continue reading

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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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Guide to the Cemetery that Abuts Gettysburg’s Soldiers’ National Cemetery

Beyond the Gatehouse: Gettysburg’s Evergreen Cemetery by Brian A Kennell My rating: 4 of 5 stars I picked this book up in the gift shop at the Gettysburg National Park after visiting the Evergreen Cemetery first, which is the wrong … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #22: Gettysburg’s Evergreen Cemetery

Evergreen Cemetery 799 Baltimore Street, Gettysburg, PA 17325 (adjacent to Soldier’s National Cemetery) Information: (717) 334-4121 Email: info@evergreencemetery.org Established: 1854 Size: 10 acres Number of interments: 10,246 (according to Findagrave.com) In November 1853, the citizens of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania met to … Continue reading

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