Tag Archives: Washington cemeteries

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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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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Inside

The photo prompt for this week is another one that’s tough to illustrate in a cemetery.  I want to write about Seattle’s Lake View Cemetery for tomorrow’s Cemetery of the Week, so I’ll stick close geographically, if not in the … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #49: The Jimi Hendrix Monument

Greenwood Memorial Park 350 Monroe Avenue NE Renton, Washington 98056 Telephone: (425) 255-1511 Founded: Late 1909 First burial: February 25, 1910 Size: 40 acres Approximate number of interments: 12,000 Open: Dawn to dusk daily When Jimi Hendrix suddenly died in … Continue reading

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