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Death’s Garden: The Sacred Heart

by Robert Holt Born with great gusto and dying in the early hours, the life of a party ends when the host announces she is going to bed but that everyone is welcome to stay. Nobody ever stays, except the … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #129: the Graves of Jesse James

The James Farm 21216 James Farm Road Kearney, Missouri 64060 Telephone: (816) 736-8500 Grave in use: 1882-1902 The farm and museum is open: October until April: Monday to Saturday 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday from Noon to 4 p.m. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #107: Bellefontaine Cemetery

Bellefontaine Cemetery 4947 West Florissant Avenue St. Louis, Missouri 63115 Telephone: (314) 381-0750 Founded: 1849 Date of earliest gravestone: 1817 Size: 314 acres Number of interments: 87,000 Open: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, including weekends and holidays. The … Continue reading

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