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A History of Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery

The Happy Valley: A History and Tour of the Hong Kong Cemetery by Ken Nicolson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is pretty much the epitome of a cemetery guidebook. It opens with a history of Hong Kong and … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #149: Singapore’s Old Christian Cemetery

Old Christian Cemetery Fort Canning Park Singapore Founded: 1822 Closed: 1865 Number of interments: more than 600 Open: Daylight hours In the heart of Singapore City stands Fort Canning Park, a 100-acre oasis full of trees, museums, a botanical garden, … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #109: Central Burying Ground

Central Burying Ground On Boston Common at Boylston Street between Tremont Street and Charles Street Boston, Massachusetts 02116 Telephone: 617-635-4505 Established: 1754 In Use: 1756 – 1856, although tomb burials continued into the 1950s and cremated remains were buried there … Continue reading

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