Tag Archives: Association for Gravestone Studies

AGS Conference 2018

I’m back from the Association for Gravestone Studies conference and slowly getting back to work. Last week was a wonder, full of beautiful things and interesting people doing fascinating work. I learned so much that I look forward to sharing … 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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Death’s Garden: Meditation amidst the Tombs

by Alma Sinan “Hey, Morticia! Late for the funeral?” As I approach the cemetery, a group of teenage boys walks toward me. “Goth-Freak!” I’ve heard comments like these hundreds of times. My refusal to adopt the fashions of the 21st century … Continue reading

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Planning a cemetery adventure this summer?

“Cemetery Travels Notebook is a great book for recording notes and thoughts while you explore cemeteries… This beautiful book consists of 80 lined pages interspersed with Loren’s full color photos from cemeteries around the world. The photos feature cemetery scenery, … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Association for Gravestone Studies

The Association for Gravestone Studies (AGS) was founded in 1977 to further the study and preservation of gravestones.  With approximately 1,000 members worldwide, the Association brings together a wide variety of people to protect and preserve graveyards all around the world. … Continue reading

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