Tag Archives: Virginia cemeteries

Cemetery as garden and vice versa

Gardens and Graveyards of the Southeastern Seaboard: A Photographic Journey by Henry Clay Childs My rating: 4 of 5 stars “The lure of silent places — gardens can be as tranquil as graveyards — leads each of us more easily … Continue reading

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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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Impressions of Graveyards in Maryland, Virginia, and DC

The Chesapeake Book of the Dead: Tombstones, Epitaphs, Histories, Reflections, and Oddments of the Region by Helen Chappell My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a very strange book, more a collection of ghost stories than essays about cemeteries. … Continue reading

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