Tag Archives: Green-Wood Cemetery

Weekly Photo Challenge: Reflections

I’ve been away from this blog for too long.  I took November off to do Nanowrimo, which was successful for me this year, although blasting through a 50,000-word novel in 30 days didn’t leave me much brain power for anything … Continue reading

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New York Cemetery Explorations with Atlas Obscura

Sunday, October 14 Catacombs and Other Curiosities: A Walk in Green-Wood Cemetery Autumn Cemetery Exploration Series – Join Atlas Obscura resident cemetery expert Allison Meier for an exploration of some of Green-Wood Cemetery’s more offbeat corners, such as the rarely … Continue reading

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A Good Guide to the Cemeteries of New York

Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the second of Culbertson and Randall’s “Permanent” series, exploring the permanent residents of Paris, California, Italy, and … Continue reading

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A Necessary Cemetery Book

The Last Great Necessity: Cemeteries in American History by David Charles Sloane My rating: 5 of 5 stars Any collection of cemetery books MUST include this one. This is the history of American graveyards pulled together into one readable, fascinating … Continue reading

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Obscura Day 2012 in Graveyards around the World

April 28th, 2012 — Obscura Day — is an international celebration of unusual places, full of expeditions, back room tours & explorations of the hidden wonders in your own hometown. There are several cemetery-based explorations this year: Explore the Glasgow … Continue reading

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