Tag Archives: American history

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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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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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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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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