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A taste of the English Cemetery

The Protestant Cemetery of Florence called “The English Cemetery” by Luigi Santini My rating: 3 of 5 stars I picked this guidebook up from the caretaker at the English Cemetery in Florence. The little chapbook contains a scant amount of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #108: the English Cemetery

The English Cemetery of Florence aka Il Cimitero degli Inglesi or officially Il Cimitero Protestante di Porta di Pinti The Protestant Cemetery of Porte di Pinti Piazzale Donatello, 38 50132 Florence, Italy Telephone: +39 055 582608 Founded: 1827 Size: small … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Foreign

After our visit to Il Cimitero degli Inglesi, I read the little booklet available from the cemetery office.  It said that many of the people buried in the “English” Cemetery were in fact Italians, who had been persecuted for their … Continue reading

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An Antipasto of Italian Graveyards

Permanent Italians: An Illustrated Guide to the Cemeteries of Italy by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars Another of Culbertson and Randall’s cemetery guides, Permanent Italians spans Rome, Florence, and Venice, with quick trips to Naples, Padua, and … Continue reading

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