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Cemetery of the Week #132: Rock Creek Cemetery

Rock Creek Cemetery 201 Allison St NW, Washington, DC 20011 Telephone: (202) 726-2080 Founded: 1719 Size: 86 acres Numbers of interments: 13,000 interments or more Open: Open daily, including holidays, from 8 am to 6 pm. The office is open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #130: the Wooldridge Monument, Mayfield, Kentucky

The Wooldridge Monument Maplewood Cemetery East Cemetery Street at North 6th Street Mayfield, Kentucky 42066 Telephone: (270) 251-6210 Founded: 1890 Size: 17 feet wide by 33 feet long Number of interments: 1 Once his first and only love died in … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #101: the Medici Chapels

The Church of San Lorenzo Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, 50123 Florence, Italy Founded: 1442 Number of interments: 40-some? Open: Daily from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. or from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the last entry at … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

After our visit to Il Cimitero degli Inglesi, I read the little booklet available from the cemetery office.  It said that many of the people buried in the “English” Cemetery were in fact Italians, who had been persecuted for their … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #73: Woodmere Cemetery

Woodmere Cemetery 9400 W Fort Street Detroit, Michigan 48209 Telephone: (313) 841-0188 Founded: 1867 Size: 250 acres Number of interments: more than 40,000 Open: Monday to Friday 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sundays, … Continue reading

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