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Sister Act: The Story of Clarissa Terwilliger

by Laura Suchan I am most definitely a cemetery tourist. No matter where I travel — neighbourhood, city, or country — I want to visit a cemetery. However, of all the cemeteries I’ve visited around the world, one of my … 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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Weekly Photo Challenge: Focus

I’ve already written about Drummond Hill Cemetery, but the photo challenge for the week is Focus, so I knew the sort of photo I wanted to post. I visited Drummond Hill late in a busy day.  We’d gotten up early … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #103: Drummond Hill Cemetery

Drummond Hill Cemetery 6110 Lundy’s Lane Niagara Falls, Ontario, Canada Telephone: Niagara Falls City Hall (905) 356-7521 Founded: 1799 Size: 4 acres Number of interments: More than 3000 In the final years of the 18th century, a pioneer graveyard stood … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #72: Avondale Cemetery

Avondale Cemetery 4 Avondale Avenue, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario N5A 6M4 Canada Telephone: 519-271-0250 ext. 246 Founded: 1871 Size: 44 acres Number of interments: 30,000 Open: Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Winter hours are 8 a.m. to … Continue reading

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