Monthly Archives: September 2013

Cemetery of the Week #109: Central Burying Ground

Central Burying Ground On Boston Common at Boylston Street between Tremont Street and Charles Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116 Telephone: 617-635-4505 Established: 1754 In Use: 1756 – 1856, although tomb burials continued into the 1950s and cremated remains were buried there … Continue reading

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A taste of the English Cemetery

The Protestant Cemetery of Florence called “The English Cemetery” by Luigi Santini My rating: 3 of 5 stars I picked this guidebook up from the caretaker at the English Cemetery in Florence. The little chapbook contains a scant amount of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #108: the English Cemetery

The English Cemetery of Florence aka Il Cimitero degli Inglesi or officially Il Cimitero Protestante di Porta di Pinti The Protestant Cemetery of Porte di Pinti Piazzale Donatello, 38 50132 Florence, Italy Telephone: +39 055 582608 Founded: 1827 Size: small … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #107: Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery 4947 West Florissant Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63115 Telephone: (314) 381-0750 Founded: 1849 Date of earliest gravestone: 1817 Size: 314 acres Number of interments: 87,000 Open: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, including weekends and holidays. The … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual POV

When my daughter was 3-1/2, we went down to the beach at Chrissy Field to help pick up trash. She collected a red fishing bobber, a piece of blue dental floss, miscellaneous styrofoam, and some drinking straws. We were heading … Continue reading

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