Tag Archives: Ground Zero

Lower Manhattan, April 2002

This is mirrored from my Red Room blog: After Mason and I crossed Broadway, we stumbled upon a memorial to the firefighters lost when the World Trade Center collapsed.  Bright chains of origami cranes decorated the fence around an old … Continue reading

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What cemeteries have you visited on vacation?

As a product of the classic American childhood road trip, I’m curious to know which cemeteries you’ve visited on vacation.  Please check all that apply. Feel free to add anything I’ve missed in the comments. Thanks!

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Cemetery of the Week #26: the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park

The Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park c/o Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum 1-2 Nakajimama-cho, Naka-ku, Hirosima City 730-0811, Japan Telephone: +81-82-241-4004 Established: 1952 Number of interments: 70,000 or more Admission: The park is free to visitors. Admission to the museum is 50 … Continue reading

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