Category Archives: Cemetery of the Week

The featured cemetery each Wednesday.

Cemetery of the Week #151: The French Pantheon

The Pantheon Place du Pantheon 75005 Paris, France Telephone: 01 44 32 18 00 Pantheonizations began: 1791 Number of interments: Open: Every day, except January 1, May 1, and December 25 Homepage: http://www.monuments-nationaux.fr In 451, Attila the Hun threatened the … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #150: Hartsdale Pet Cemetery

Hartsdale Pet Cemetery 75 North Central Park Avenue Hartsdale, New York 10530 Telephone: (914) 949-2583 Founded: 1896 Size: under 4 acres Number of interments: between 80,000 and 100,000 Until the 1890s, people who had a pet die in New York City either buried … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #149: Singapore’s Old Christian Cemetery

Old Christian Cemetery Fort Canning Park Singapore Founded: 1822 Closed: 1865 Number of interments: more than 600 Open: Daylight hours In the heart of Singapore City stands Fort Canning Park, a 100-acre oasis full of trees, museums, a botanical garden, … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #147: Poblenou Cemetery

Poblenou Cemetery Cementiri de Poblenou Avenida Icaria, s/n 08005 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 934 841 999 Email: cbsa@cbsa.cat Website: http://www.cbsa.cat Founded: 1775 Number of Interments: uncertain, since the cemetery was destroyed and rebuilt on the same spot. Size: I can’t find … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #146: National AIDS Memorial Grove

National AIDS Memorial Grove At the intersection of Bowling Green Drive and Nancy Pelosi Drive Golden Gate Park San Francisco, California 94121 Dedicated: September 21, 1991 Size: 7.5 acres Number of interred: unknown Open: Dawn to dusk Tours: Free tours of … Continue reading

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