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Cemetery of the Week #172: Greyfriars Kirkyard

Greyfriars Kirkyard Also known as Greyfriars Churchyard Address: 26A Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh, Scotland Founded: 1562 Size: 5 acres Number interred: 250,000 In 1447, Franciscan monks (called the Gray Friars for the color of their robes) built their friary at the north … Continue reading

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Where’s Loren Going Now?

I’m off to the Association for Gravestone Studies’ annual conference, which is in Danbury, Connecticut this year.  Getting there is going to be grueling, but oh, so worth it. Tomorrow we’ll be taking a bus tour to Woodlawn Cemetery in … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #163: Neptune Memorial Reef

Neptune Memorial Reef International waters off of Key Biscayne, Florida N 25° 42.036′ W 80° 05.409′ Founded: 2007 Size: 16 acres Number of interments: There are 1200 places available “in the reef’s initial development.” More than 200 placements have been … Continue reading

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Local Cemetery Travel

I haven’t updated this blog in much too long.  I ended up being much busier than I expected in October. It’s always my busiest month, but this year was nuts. At this point, I have an essay I need to … Continue reading

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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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