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.

Memento Mori evening

Tuesday, April 17, I’ll be participating in the citywide Reimagine End of Life festival across San Francisco from April 16-22. The evening I’m part of is called Memento Mori. Memento Mori is an ancient Roman phrase meaning “Remember Your Mortality.” … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #164: Purissima Cemetery

Purissima Cemetery 1103-1149 Verde Road Half Moon Bay, California 94019 Founded: 1868 Size: 5.5 acres Number of interments: more than 60 Just south of Spanishtown (now called Half Moon Bay), the Northern California town of Purissima was established in the … Continue reading

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Four Graves for Harvey Milk

Originally posted on Cemetery Club:
To celebrate LGBT History month I’ve asked writers, historians an scientists to write about interesting queer people who now reside in our cemeteries and crematoriums. To start us off, I’m thrilled to have a blog…

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199 Cemetery links

Last year was great for getting the word out about traveling to cemeteries. I spoke to reporters from Time, Preservation magazine, Entertainment Weekly, the LA Times, Real Simple magazine, and many more. I was honored to talk to Callie Crosby … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Wish You Were Here

Goodreads Book Giveaway Wish You Were Here by Loren Rhoads Giveaway ends October 23, 2017. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter Giveaway  

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