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Cemetery of the Week #135: Temple Emanu-El’s Home of Peace

Home of Peace (Navai Shalome) 1299 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-4700 Established: January 1, 1888 Size: 20 “graciously landscaped” acres at the foot of the San Bruno Mountains, according to the cemetery’s website. Number of interments: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #128: National Cemetery of Terezin

National Cemetery of Terezin Národní Hrbitov v Terezíne Terezin, Czech Republic Dedicated: September 16, 1945 Number of graves: 2386 Number of interments: About 10,000. Only 1133 bodies buried here could be identified. Open: The Small Fortress is open daily November … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #116: Wyatt Earp’s gravesite

Hills of Eternity Memorial Park 1299 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-4700 Established: 1889 Size: 20 “graciously landscaped” acres at the foot of the San Bruno Mountains, according to the cemetery’s website. Number of interments: More than … Continue reading

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Kickstart a Documentary about a Cemetery

Prospect Cemetery trailer You can help fund a project to document Prospect Cemetery in Jamaica, Queens, New York: Director’s Statement: Peter Riegert I discovered Prospect Cemetery in the pages of Cornelia Read’s novel Invisible Boy, based on an actual 1989 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #45: Hillside Memorial Park

Hillside Memorial Park and Mortuary 6001 W. Centinela Avenue Los Angeles, California 90045 Telephone: (310) 641-0707 Established: 1946 Size: 40 acres Number of interments: over 60,000 Open: Sunday through Friday 8 p.m.-5 p.m. Hillside is closed Saturdays and all Jewish … Continue reading

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