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Sacred Ground in New Orleans

Sacred Ground: The Cemeteries of New Orleans by Robert S. Brantley My rating: 5 of 5 stars I have a lot of cemetery books. I even have a lot of books about the cemeteries of New Orleans. This one is … Continue reading

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Louisiana’s Endangered Cemeteries

Fragile Grounds: Louisiana’s Endangered Cemeteries by Jessica H. Schexnayder and Mary H. Manhein My rating: 3 of 5 stars What an important topic for a book about cemeteries! Louisiana loses the an area the size of a football field every half … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #97: New Orleans’ Greenwood Cemetery

Greenwood Cemetery 5200 Canal Boulevard (but the entrance I used was on Metairie Road) New Orleans, Louisiana 70124 Telephone: (504) 482-8983 Founded: 1852 Size: 150 acres Number of tombs: approximately 20,500 Open: Good question. The hours posted on Wikipedia are … Continue reading

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