Category Archives: Good cemetery news

News about graveyards coming back from the brink, new uses for graveyards, or features on the people who care for them.

Cemetery Press in 2018

Considering I didn’t have a new book out in 2018, I was pleased with the attention that 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die continued to draw. It opened doors for me to speak at a bunch of new (to … Continue reading

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My Last Cemetery Lecture of the Season

This Saturday night, I’ll be using my collection of cemetery postcards to illustrate the changes to the oldest European-style cemetery in Northern California. My talk will be part of the fabled Litcrawl in San Francisco’s Mission District. I’ll be joined … Continue reading

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Cemetery Books for Sale

It’s time to clear out some of my extra cemetery books.  There will be more, but for now, here’s the list of what I have for sale.  Let me know (either in the comments below or through the Contact Me form above) … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #169: Grove Street Cemetery

Grove Street Cemetery Also known as the New Haven City Burial Ground 227 Grove Street, New Haven, Connecticut 06511 Established: September 1796 Size: 18 acres Number of interments: 14,000 Hours: 9 am to 4 pm daily In New Haven, an 18th-century … Continue reading

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Graveyard Field Trips

I’ve been working on a collection of my cemetery travel essays and publishing it on Wattpad.  It’s about halfway finished now.  You can read the first eight adventures for free here:  https://www.wattpad.com/story/151274118-graveyard-field-trips-a-memoir Here’s the description of it: Every day aboveground is … Continue reading

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