Tag Archives: Georgia cemetery

Cemetery as garden and vice versa

Gardens and Graveyards of the Southeastern Seaboard: A Photographic Journey by Henry Clay Childs My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The lure of silent places — gardens can be as tranquil as graveyards — leads each of us more easily … Continue reading

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Historic Bonaventure Cemetery

Historic Bonaventure Cemetery:: Photographs from the Collection of the Georgia Historical Society by Historical Society Georgia My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another in the series of books which collect historic photographs of America, Historic Bonaventure Cemetery, like Images of America: … Continue reading

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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 #46: the Martin Luther King Jr. gravesite

The Martin Luther King Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change 450 Auburn Avenue NE Atlanta, Georgia 30312 Telephone: (404) 893-9882 Moved to current location: 1970 Number of interments: 2 Open: The tomb is outdoors and open all year. After his … Continue reading

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