Monthly Archives: August 2017

Cemetery of the Week #159: Trafalgar Cemetery

Trafalgar Cemetery Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar Consecrated: June 1798 Closed: 1814 Size: small Number of Interments: 108 or so Gibraltar lies at the end of the Iberian peninsula at the mouth of the Mediterranean. While it shares its northern border … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #158: Staglieno Cemetery

The Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno Piazzale Resasco, 16100 Genoa, Italy Opened: January 1, 1851 Size: 250 acres Number of interments: 117,600 gravesites Thirty-five years after the Monumental Cemetery of Staglieno opened in Genoa, Italy, the Parisian newspaper Le Figaro decreed … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #157: Normandy American Cemetery

Normandy American Cemetery Also known as the Omaha Beach Cemetery and Cimetière Américain de Normandie 14710, Colleville-sur-Mer, France Dedicated: 1956 Size: 172.5 acres (70 hectares) Number of interments: 9387 Open: Except on December 25 and January 1, the cemetery is open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #156: Glenwood Cemetery

Glenwood Cemetery 2500 W. Court Street Flint, Michigan 48503 Telephone: (586) 677-5400 Founded: 1857 Size: 47 acres Number of interments: no public number available Jacob Smith, the man credited with founding the Michigan city of Flint, is buried in lovely … Continue reading

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