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AGS Conference 2018

I’m back from the Association for Gravestone Studies conference and slowly getting back to work. Last week was a wonder, full of beautiful things and interesting people doing fascinating work. I learned so much that I look forward to sharing … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #150: Hartsdale Pet Cemetery

Hartsdale Pet Cemetery 75 North Central Park Avenue Hartsdale, New York 10530 Telephone: (914) 949-2583 Founded: 1896 Size: under 4 acres Number of interments: between 80,000 and 100,000 Until the 1890s, people who had a pet die in New York City either buried … Continue reading

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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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