Monthly Archives: June 2014

Cemetery of the Week #140: Christ Church churchyard

Christ Church aka Christ Episcopal Church 20 North American Street Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19106 Telephone: (215) 922-1695 Founded: 1695 Size: Only a small patch of churchyard remains. There may be bodies under the green lawn next door, but they no longer … Continue reading

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Island of the Dead

Originally posted on Western Legends Publishing:
Of all the cemeteries I visited to write Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, the scariest was the cemetery island of San Michele in Venice. The cemetery itself is a maze of…

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Cemetery of the Week #139: Copp’s Hill Burying Ground

Copp’s Hill Burying Ground Hull Street and Snowhill Street Boston, Massachusetts Telephone: (617) 635-4505 Founded: 1659 Closed: sometime during the 1850s Size: 4 acres Number of interments: more than 10,000 Open: Daily 9 AM to 5 PM GPS coordinates: 42° … Continue reading

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