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The Art Tour of Staglieno Cemetery

Staglieno: The Art of the Marble Carver by Walter S Arnold My rating: 4 of 5 stars This is the first cemetery book I’ve read that was written by a sculptor. Arnold enthuses about the magnificent statuary of Staglieno Cemetery … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #147: Poblenou Cemetery

Poblenou Cemetery Cementiri de Poblenou Avenida Icaria, s/n 08005 Barcelona, Spain Telephone: 934 841 999 Email: cbsa@cbsa.cat Website: http://www.cbsa.cat Founded: 1775 Number of Interments: uncertain, since the cemetery was destroyed and rebuilt on the same spot. Size: I can’t find … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #132: Rock Creek Cemetery

Rock Creek Cemetery 201 Allison St NW, Washington, DC 20011 Telephone: (202) 726-2080 Founded: 1719 Size: 86 acres Numbers of interments: 13,000 interments or more Open: Open daily, including holidays, from 8 am to 6 pm. The office is open … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #101: the Medici Chapels

The Church of San Lorenzo Piazza di Madonna degli Aldobrandini, 6, 50123 Florence, Italy Founded: 1442 Number of interments: 40-some? Open: Daily from 8:15 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. or from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m., with the last entry at … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Merge

My daughter wants to grow up to be a pirate.  When I planned our annual August vacation to visit my parents in Michigan, my mom suggested we make a road trip into Canada to see The Pirates of Penzance at … Continue reading

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