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Horror Writers on Cemetery Travel

I’ve been using this month’s Cemetery of the Week columns to explore the writers who have inspired me.  I thought it might be helpful if I gathered all the horror writers on Cemetery Travel together. Ray Bradbury, Westwood Village Memorial Park, … Continue reading

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Impressions of Graveyards in Maryland, Virginia, and DC

The Chesapeake Book of the Dead: Tombstones, Epitaphs, Histories, Reflections, and Oddments of the Region by Helen Chappell My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a very strange book, more a collection of ghost stories than essays about cemeteries. … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #111: Westminster Hall Burying Ground

Westminster Hall Burying Ground Also known as Westminster Presbyterian Churchyard 519 West Fayette Street at Green Street Baltimore, Maryland 21201 Telephone: (410) 706-2072 Tours: (410) 706-4128 Founded: 1786 Last burial: 1943 Size: 180 burial plots Open: 8 a.m. to dusk. … Continue reading

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