Category Archives: Cemetery interview

Interviews with tour guides, authors, photographers, and other cemetery aficionados.

Facebook Cemetery Groups

I joined Facebook in 2007 and spend an inordinate amount of time there.  One of the things that fascinates me most about it is the number of groups dedicated to cemeteries.  These divide into ever-finer slices of cemetery-related topics.  Interested … Continue reading

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Getting People into Cemeteries: Minda Powers-Douglas

Minda Powers-Douglas, the author of a number of cemetery books, is also the founder and editor of TheCemeteryClub.com and Epitaphs magazine. She loves getting more and more people into our cemeteries “before they absolutely have to.” She also loves learning about the … Continue reading

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A Grave Interest: Joy Neighbors

Joy Neighbors began blogging in 2011 about cemeteries, history, and genealogy at A Grave Interest.  Currently, she’s exploring truly spooky cemeteries like the Indiana Insane Asylum’s, but she’s written about medical pioneers, Hollywood stars, and “Cemeteries Worth the Visit.” One … Continue reading

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Stories in Stone: Douglas Keister

I first became aware of Douglas Keister’s photography when I bought Going Out in Style: The Architecture of Eternity, a sublimely illustrated exploration of tombs and mausoleums around the US.  He had a gift for capturing the perfect light, the … Continue reading

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Coming Home: John Thomas Grant

John Thomas Grant is the artist behind the exquisitely photographed book Final Thoughts: Eternal Beauty in Stone. He currently has two solo exhibitions of his photography in progress: one through October 28th at the Cahoon Museum of American Art in Cotuit, Massachusetts, … Continue reading

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