Author Archives: Loren Rhoads

About Loren Rhoads

I'm the author of 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die and Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel, as well as a space opera trilogy. In addition to blogging at CemeteryTravel.com, I blog about my morbid life at lorenrhoads.com.

Local Cemetery Travel

I haven’t updated this blog in much too long.  I ended up being much busier than I expected in October. It’s always my busiest month, but this year was nuts. At this point, I have an essay I need to … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Wish You Were Here

Goodreads Book Giveaway Wish You Were Here by Loren Rhoads Giveaway ends October 23, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  

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Death’s Garden: Paris’s Secret Cemetery

by Erika Mailman I’m not sure when it first dawned on me to wonder what happened to the corpses of all the people guillotined during the French Revolution. It seemed unlikely authorities would permit families to take the bodies home … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #162: Oakland Cemetery

Oakland Cemetery 1000 Brown Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52245 Founded: 1843 Size: 40 acres Number of interments: at least 13500 In February 1843, the Iowa territorial legislature deeded one square block of land to the people of Iowa City for a … Continue reading

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199 Cemeteries Giveaway!

Tomorrow is the magic day.  199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die officially comes out. It’s been an amazing ride so far.  An editor from Black Dog & Leventhal (an imprint of Hachette) contacted me last September to ask if … Continue reading

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