Tag Archives: graveyards

2019 Bay Area Cemetery Events

Saturday, September 21, 2019 from 9 am-noon San Lorenzo Cemetery Clean Up and Open Day Usher Street and College Street, San Lorenzo, CA 94580 Drop by to help preserve our local historic cemetery! Bring gloves, rakes, and water. A hat, … Continue reading

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Graveyard Field Trips on Wattpad

When I put together my first book of cemetery essays, I had so many essays written that I had to leave some of them out. I tried to be conscious of how many California cemeteries I included, how many times … Continue reading

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At Cypress Lawn this Weekend

This Sunday, September 16, I will show some of my favorite photographs from 199 Cemeteries to See Before You Die at one of my favorite cemeteries in the book, Colma’s Cypress Lawn Memorial Park. Cypress Lawn was founded in the 1890s as … Continue reading

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Win a Copy of Wish You Were Here

Tell me your favorite graveyard in the comments below and win a paperback copy of Wish You Were Here: Adventures in Cemetery Travel. I’ll pick one winner at random on Halloween. Almost every tourist destination has a graveyard. You go … Continue reading

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Facebook Groups: Graveyard Detectives

Graveyard Detectives Administrator: Laurence John Manton https://www.facebook.com/groups/191812074214391/ 405 members Q: There are a lot of cemetery aficionado groups on Facebook. What sets yours apart? A: Graveyard Detectives provides a home for those interested in the World of Graveyards and Cemeteries. … Continue reading

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