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Death’s Garden: History Lives like Ghosts

by Trilby Plants I love cemeteries. They are the keepers of memory and history. Every graveyard holds secrets and surprises. No, I’ve never seen a ghost in one, but I’ve seen family history in them. I’m an amateur genealogist and … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #125: John Brown’s Grave

John Brown Farm State Historic Site 115 John Brown Road Lake Placid, New York 12946 Telephone: (518) 523-3900 Size: small Number of interments: 15? Open: The grounds are open year round, but the cottage and other buildings are only open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #98: the New York Marble Cemetery

The New York Marble Cemetery 41-1/2 Second Avenue New York City, New York 10003 Contact information: P.O. Box 315, New York City, New York 10159 Founded: 1831 Size: half an acre Number of interments: 2080 Open: the fourth Sunday of … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #75: St. Paul’s Chapel churchyard

Saint Paul’s Protestant Episcopal Churchyard and Vaults 209 Broadway New York, New York 10007 Telephone: (212) 233-4164 Founded: 1766 Size: a small city block Number of interments: approximately 1000 Open: Monday to Friday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday 10 … Continue reading

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A Good Guide to the Cemeteries of New York

Permanent New Yorkers: A Biographical Guide to the Cemeteries of New York by Judi Culbertson My rating: 4 of 5 stars This was the second of Culbertson and Randall’s “Permanent” series, exploring the permanent residents of Paris, California, Italy, and … Continue reading

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