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Cemetery of the Week #121: Lenin’s Tomb

The Mausoleum of Vladimir Lenin Red Square Moscow, Russia Founded: 1924 Number of interments: 1 Open: Information varies across the web. It looks like your best bet is to visit Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #120: Fort Ross Graveyard

Fort Ross State Historic Park 19005 Coast Highway 1 Jenner, California 95450 Telephone: 707-847-3286 Founded: circa 1812 Size: unknown Number of interments: 131 or more The fort is open: Saturdays, Sundays, and major holidays from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #119: San Francisco’s Russian Hill

Russian Hill Vallejo between Taylor and Jones Streets San Francisco, California Founded: early 1800s? Size: 1 acre remaining Number of interments: unknown Open: always In the earliest days of the town of San Francisco, non-Catholic people were often buried where … Continue reading

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Dead People on Display

Lenin`s Embalmer by Ilya Zbarsky My rating: 4 of 5 stars I came at this book not from the perspective of a history aficionado but, as you might guess, as someone fascinated by the concept of keeping one’s leaders under … Continue reading

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