Tag Archives: 199 Cemeteries To See Before You Die

Cemetery of the Week #161: The Old Huguenot Cemetery

Old Huguenot Cemetery aka the Huguenot Cemetery or the Public Burying Ground of St. Augustine A1A Orange Street Saint Augustine, Florida 32084 Established officially: 1821 Size: one-half acre Number of interments: approximately 436 Open: Third Saturday of every month (see … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #159: Trafalgar Cemetery

Trafalgar Cemetery Gibraltar GX11 1AA, Gibraltar Consecrated: June 1798 Closed: 1814 Size: small Number of Interments: 108 or so Gibraltar lies at the end of the Iberian peninsula at the mouth of the Mediterranean. While it shares its northern border … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #157: Normandy American Cemetery

Normandy American Cemetery Also known as the Omaha Beach Cemetery and Cimetière Américain de Normandie 14710, Colleville-sur-Mer, France Dedicated: 1956 Size: 172.5 acres (70 hectares) Number of interments: 9387 Open: Except on December 25 and January 1, the cemetery is open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #153: Rookwood Necropolis

Rookwood Necropolis Hawthorne Avenue, Rookwood, New South Wales 2141, Australia Founded: 1867 Size: 777 acres Number of interments: more than 1 million In 1862, the government of New South Wales purchased 200 acres of the Hyde Park Estate, owned by … Continue reading

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Photo Guide to the Congressional Cemetery

Historic Congressional Cemetery by Rebecca Boggs Roberts My rating: 5 of 5 stars Wow, this book made me want to visit this cemetery. I picked the book up in Washington DC, but didn’t get a chance to read it until … Continue reading

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