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Cemetery of the Week #174: Union Cemetery

Cemetery of the Week #174: Union CemeteryAddress: 227 East 28th Terrace, Kansas City, Missouri 64108Phone: (816) 472-4990Founded: 1857Size: 27 acresNumber interred: 55,000Open: 7 am to 5 pm daily. Atop a hill overlooking the city lie the founders of Kansas City, … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #166: Tulocay Cemetery

Tulocay Cemetery 411 Coombsville Road Napa, California 94559 Telephone: 707-252-4727 GPS: 38.297821°N 122.271808°W Established: 1859 Size: 49 acres (only 30 of which are developed) Number of interments: More than 30,000 In 1841, California-born Don Cayetano Juarez received the 88,000-acre Tulucay … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #125: John Brown’s Grave

John Brown Farm State Historic Site 115 John Brown Road Lake Placid, New York 12946 Telephone: (518) 523-3900 Size: small Number of interments: 15? Open: The grounds are open year round, but the cottage and other buildings are only open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #124: the Cemetery of Marigot on Saint Martin

The Cemetery of Marigot on Saint Martin aka Cimetiere de Marigot-Saint Martin Boulevard de France Saint Martin Island GPS coordinates: 18°3’54″N 63°5’18″W Marigot, capital of the island of Saint Martin, has been called “the most French in spirit of all … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #91: San Francisco National Cemetery

San Francisco National Cemetery 1 Lincoln Boulevard, Presidio of San Francisco San Francisco, California 94129 Telephone: (650) 589-7737 or 1646 Founded: 1846 First known burial: 1854 Size: 28.34 acres Number of interments: 30,000 Open: Daily from 6 a.m. to 6 … Continue reading

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