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Good news from Arlington

This is a great story about how one person can record a cemetery and touch hundreds of lives:  http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/nation/la-na-arlington-graves-20110427,0,5940894,full.story

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Another book about Presidential Gravesites

The Bear Went Over the Mountain-Finding America. Finding Myself. by Carll Tucker My rating: 2 of 5 stars I really wanted to like this book. The author goes on a quest to visit the graves of all the American Presidents … Continue reading

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Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb?

Who’s Buried in Grant’s Tomb? A Tour of Presidential Gravesites by Brian Lamb My rating: 5 of 5 stars Every library in America, whether personal or public, should have a copy of this book. It’s a straightforward listing, in presidential … Continue reading

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A Beautiful Collection of Famous Graves

Tombstones: 75 Famous People and Their Final Resting Places by Gregg Felsen My rating: 4 of 5 stars If you have any interest in graveyards, you should own this book. Felsen collected photos of famous people’s graves over 20 years, … Continue reading

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100 Cemeteries to Visit Before You Die

Famous and Curious Cemeteries: A Pictorial, Historical, and Anecdotal View of American and European Cemeteries and the Famous and Infamous People Who by John Francis Marion My rating: 5 of 5 stars This encyclopedia from 1977 explores 51 international cemeteries … Continue reading

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