Monthly Archives: March 2011

Cemeteries in Portland?

Can anyone recommend a pretty cemetery to visit in Portland, Oregon in May?

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Cemetery tour this weekend

Morbid Curiosity alumna M. Parfitt leads her first tour of Sacramento’s gorgeous Old City Cemetery on Saturday, April 2 at 10 a.m. Here’s her announcement: Blizzards, floods, storms at sea – Sacramento’s early citizens battled brutal weather to make it … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #9: San Michele in Isola

Cimitero di San Michele in Isola 30121 Venice, Italy Telephone: 041 5224119 Established: 1813 Size: 4 acres Number of interments: Difficult to say, since most Venetians are only granted a 10-year lease on their graves, before their bones are removed … Continue reading

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A lovely old guide to the Protestant Cemetery

The Protestant Cemetery in Rome: A Guide for Visitors by Johan Beck-Friis My rating: 5 of 5 stars I found this wonderful little book on eBay, so I have no idea how easy it might be to come by. All … Continue reading

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An Antipasto of Italian Graveyards

Permanent Italians: An Illustrated Guide to the Cemeteries of Italy by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another of Culbertson and Randall’s cemetery guides, Permanent Italians spans Rome, Florence, and Venice, with quick trips to Naples, Padua, and … Continue reading

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