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.

Where Are They Buried?

Where Are They Buried?: How Did They Die? Fitting Ends and Final Resting Places of the Famous, Infamous, and Noteworthy by Tod Benoit My rating: 5 of 5 stars Any collection of famous people’s grave sites is going to be … Continue reading

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Curiosity and the Cat

Originally posted on Cemetery Travel: Adventures in Graveyards Around the World:
Unlike most of the musicians who hosted us on my husband Mason’s first solo tour of Japan, I considered Mayuko a friend, instead of a business acquaintance. I looked…

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Loren’s Cemetery Work

I had to put together a CV to apply for a grant the other day and I realized that I hadn’t pulled together all my cemetery publications since I was looking for a publisher for Wish You Were Here in 2012.  Once I … Continue reading

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Morbid Curiosity Book Club selection

Tomorrow — Wednesday, January 27, 2016 — my book of cemetery travel essays will be the topic of discussion at the Morbid Curiosity Book Club in Toronto.  The club meets at the BAKA Cafe Gallery Lounge on 2256 Bloor St West, Toronto, Ontario (map) at 7:30 … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Westminster Church

by E. A. Black I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and Edgar Allan Poe has always been my favorite writer. When I was 17 and a junior in high school back in the 1970s, my social studies teacher gave my … Continue reading

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