Monthly Archives: June 2013

Cemeteries on the Weather Channel

One of the reporters for the Weather Channel contacted me last week with some questions about how weather affects cemeteries.  The story went up on Thursday.  It’s accompanied by some beautiful photos (not mine) — and it’s added a few … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #97: New Orleans’ Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery 5200 Canal Boulevard (but the entrance I used was on Metairie Road) New Orleans, Louisiana 70124 Telephone: (504) 482-8983 Founded: 1852 Size: 150 acres Number of tombs: approximately 20,500 Open: Good question. The hours posted on Wikipedia are … Continue reading

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Planning a cemetery adventure this summer?

“Cemetery Travels Notebook is a great book for recording notes and thoughts while you explore cemeteries… This beautiful book consists of 80 lined pages interspersed with Loren’s full color photos from cemeteries around the world. The photos feature cemetery scenery, … Continue reading

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