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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 #89: Abraham Lincoln’s monument

Lincoln Tomb Oak Ridge Cemetery 1500 Monument Avenue Springfield, Illinois 62702 Telephone: (217) 782-2717 Founded: 1874 Size: 12.5 acres Number of interments: 5 Open: November through February: Tuesday – Saturday 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. March through April: Tuesday – … 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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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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