Tag Archives: Lake View Cemetery

A Quickie Guide to the Cemeteries of Seattle

Cemeteries of Seattle (Images of America) by Robin Shannon My rating: 4 of 5 stars A good addition to the Images of America graveyard books. As is typical, the text is circular and no doubt leaves much out, but if … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #69: Seattle’s Lake View Cemetery

Lake View Cemetery 1554 15th Avenue E Seattle, Washington 98112 Telephone: (206) 322-1582 Email: office@lakeviewcemeteryassociation.com Founded: October 16, 1872 Size: 40 acres Number of interments: 17,000 or more Open: 9 a.m. to dusk daily (4:15 in winter, 6 p.m. in … Continue reading

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Cemetery Postcards: the Earliest Years

The earliest postcards weren’t actually postcards at all.  They were trade cards, designed to be collected as souvenirs for the pictures on their faces.  Their reverses were filled with advertising text.  Cleverly designed, they were advertisements that people chose to … Continue reading

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A fine introduction to Lake View Cemetery

Cleveland’s Lake View Cemetery (OH) by Marian J. Morton My rating: 4 of 5 stars Morton’s book does a great job of introducing an unfamiliar visitor to the cemetery. She introduces the important permanent residents with an appropriate amount of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #42: Lake View Cemetery

Lake View Cemetery 12316 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Ohio 44106-2415 Telephone: 216-421-2665 Email: info@lakeviewcemetery.com Established: 1869 Size: 285 acres Number of interments: Over 105,000 Open: Daily from 7:30 a.m. – 7:30 p.m. The Garfield Monument and Wade Chapel are open daily … Continue reading

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