Tag Archives: American history

Digging Up the Dead

Digging Up the Dead: A History of Notable American Reburials by Michael Kammen My rating: 3 of 5 stars I wanted to love this book more than I did. It is written in a very dry way, so I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Chicago Eternal

Chicago Eternal by Larry Broutman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an amazing book. It’s huge, heavy, stuffed with full-color photographs — and some weird stuff too, including 3D photos complete with cardboard glasses. The book explores 31 … Continue reading

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Cemetery Photos from the Library of Congress

Cemeteries by Keith Eggener My rating: 3 of 5 stars I’m not sure why this book is so expensive. Yes, it’s full of black and white photographs, but really, $75? It’s not worth that. Assembled from the Library of Congress’s … 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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Cemetery of the Week #160: St. Ann’s Cemetery

Saint Ann’s Cemetery also called Sainte Anne’s Cemetery or the Catholic Cemetery Garrison Road & Custer Street Mackinac State Park Mackinac Island, Michigan 49757 GPS: Lat: 45° 51′ 29″N, Lon: 84° 37′ 16″W Founded: early 1850s Size: 2 acres Number of … Continue reading

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