Monthly Archives: October 2013

Facebook Groups: Gravestones and Taphophilia

Gravestones & Taphophilia Administrator: Kurt Riegel https://www.facebook.com/groups/392749450736311/ 568 members Mission Statement: A place to share photos, stories, articles, and all things related to cemeteries, gravestones, etc. Q: There are a lot of cemetery aficionado groups on Facebook. What sets yours … Continue reading

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Facebook Groups: Graves of the Rich and Famous

Graves of the Rich and Famous Administrator: Gerri Gray https://www.facebook.com/groups/257931060986341/ 899 members Mission Statement: Graves of the Rich and Famous is a moderated group for photos and videos showing the final resting places of celebrities, the wealthy, the famous, and … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #113: Grave of Robert Louis Stevenson

The Grave of Robert Louis Stevenson Vailima, The Stevenson Family Estate Mount Vaea, Upolu, Samoa Email: villavailima@gmail.com Founded: 1894 Number of interments: 2 Museum open: Monday – Friday: 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Saturday 8 a.m. to noon. Admission: … Continue reading

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Discovering Robert Louis Stevenson

I discovered Robert Louis Stevenson’s The Strange Case of Dr. Jeckyll and Mr. Hyde in my junior high school library. At that point, I was an avid fan of the Saturday afternoon creature feature.  I’d read Dracula and Frankenstein. I … Continue reading

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My Favorite Cemeteries

I’ve been conducting an unofficial survey on Twitter in which I ask everyone their favorite cemetery. The answers have been great. Everyone has an opinion and their choices have spanned the world. Very few of the cemeteries have repeated, which … Continue reading

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