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Cemetery Travel in Australia

I had the honor of being a guest on Blueprint for Living on Australia’s ABC network last Friday.  We talked about what draws people to cemeteries, what they might find there, and why it’s worth going out of your way … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #133: Mare Island Cemetery

Mare Island Cemetery also known as The Mare Island Naval Cemetery Blake Avenue Mare Island, Vallejo, California 94590 Telephone: (707) 557-1538 First recorded burial: 1856 Years of Usage: Circa 1856-1921, although some burials continued after the cemetery was officially closed. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #84: National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific

National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific Also called the Punchbowl Cemetery 2177 Puowaina Drive Honolulu, Hawaii 96813-1729 Phone: (808) 532-3720 First modern burial: January 4, 1949 Size: 112 acres Number of interments: approximately 34,000 servicemen and women Open: September 30 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #83: United States Marine Hospital Cemetery

United States Marine Hospital Cemetery Near 15th Avenue and Lake Street, behind the Presidio Landmark Building, off the Mountain Lake Trail GPS coordinates: 37° 47’ 20” N 122° 28’ 28” W Presidio National Park San Francisco, California Founded: 1881 Size: … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #72: Avondale Cemetery

Avondale Cemetery 4 Avondale Avenue, Stratford, Perth County, Ontario N5A 6M4 Canada Telephone: 519-271-0250 ext. 246 Founded: 1871 Size: 44 acres Number of interments: 30,000 Open: Summer hours are 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. Winter hours are 8 a.m. to … Continue reading

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