Category Archives: Cemetery of the Week

The featured cemetery each Wednesday.

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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Cemetery of the Week #161: The Old Huguenot Cemetery

Old Huguenot Cemetery aka the Huguenot Cemetery or the Public Burying Ground of St. Augustine A1A Orange Street Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 Established officially: 1821 Size: one-half acre Number of interments: approximately 436 Open: Third Saturday of every month (see … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #160: St. Ann’s Cemetery

Saint Ann’s Cemetery also called Sainte Anne’s Cemetery or the Catholic Cemetery Garrison Road & Custer Street Mackinac State Park Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757 GPS: Lat: 45° 51′ 29″N, Lon: 84° 37′ 16″W Founded: early 1850s Size: 2 acres Number of … Continue reading

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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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