Tag Archives: Maryland cemetery

The Legend of Black Aggie

by E. A. Black I have always had a soft spot for cemetery statuary. I own a replica of the Bird Girl statue seen on the cover of the book Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil. The original … Continue reading

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Marking Fred Gwynne’s Unmarked Grave with Flowers

by Sharon Pajka Fred Gwynne was an American actor who passed just shy of his 67th birthday in 1993. If I played a clip, I’m pretty sure that you would recognize his distinctive bass-baritone voice. Most of us know him … Continue reading

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Death’s Garden: Westminster Church

by E. A. Black I grew up in Baltimore, Maryland, and Edgar Allan Poe has always been my favorite writer. When I was 17 and a junior in high school back in the 1970s, my social studies teacher gave my … Continue reading

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Impressions of Graveyards in Maryland, Virginia, and DC

The Chesapeake Book of the Dead: Tombstones, Epitaphs, Histories, Reflections, and Oddments of the Region by Helen Chappell My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a very strange book, more a collection of ghost stories than essays about cemeteries. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #111: Westminster Hall Burying Ground

Westminster Hall Burying Ground Also known as Westminster Presbyterian Churchyard 519 West Fayette Street at Green Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 Telephone: (410) 706-2072 Tours: (410) 706-4128 Founded: 1786 Last burial: 1943 Size: 180 burial plots Open: 8 a.m. to dusk. … Continue reading

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