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Death’s Garden: The Dead Dreaming

by Billie Sue Mosiman We lived in Helena, Arkansas and I was thirteen. In the summer, I’d make a sack lunch, take a book, hop on my bike, and ride off across the hills and ravines to the Civil War … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #137: Historic Key West City Cemetery

Key West City Cemetery aka Key West Cemetery 701 Passover Lane Key West, Florida 33040 Telephone: (305) 292-8177 Founded: 1847 Size: 19 acres Number of interments: an estimated 100,000 Open: Weekdays 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Closed on weekends. Key … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #131: Bonaventure Cemetery

Bonaventure Cemetery 330 Bonaventure Road Thunderbolt, Georgia 31404 Telephone: (912) 651-6843 Founded: 1802 Size: nearly 100 acres Number of interments: more than 30,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. In Colonial-era Georgia, John Mullryne and his son-in-law Josiah Tattnall … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #126: Hollywood Cemetery

Hollywood Cemetery 412 South Cherry Street Richmond, Virginia 23330 Telephone: 804-648-8501 Email: info@hollywoodcemetery.org Founded: 1847 Size: 130 acres Number of interments: approximately 80,000 Open: Daily 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. On the bluffs above the James River stands Richmond, Virginia’s … 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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