Category Archives: Cemetery of the Week

The featured cemetery each Wednesday.

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 It 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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Cemetery of the Week #145: the Ghost of San Francisco’s Laurel Hill

Laurel Hill Cemetery Bounded by Presidio, California, Maple, and Geary Streets San Francisco, California Founded: June 28, 1854 Size: 54 acres Number of interments: 47,000 Dismantled: 1946 Inspired by the garden cemetery movement gaining steam on the East Coast, the Lone Mountain … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #144: St. Philomena Churchyard

St. Philomena Catholic Church Kalaupapa National Historical Park Kalawao, Molokai, Hawaii In use: 1872 – 1932 Number of interments: Unknown Open: The national park is open Monday through Saturday, but the number of visitors is capped at 100 per day. … Continue reading

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