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Chicago Eternal

Chicago Eternal by Larry Broutman My rating: 5 of 5 stars This is an amazing book. It’s huge, heavy, stuffed with full-color photographs — and some weird stuff too, including 3D photos complete with cardboard glasses. The book explores 31 … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #165: Olivet Memorial Park

Olivet Memorial Park Also called Mount Olivet Cemetery 1601 Hillside Boulevard Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-0322 Established: 1896 Size: 65 acres Number of Interments: 100,000 At the foot of San Bruno Mountain in the cemetery town of Colma lies Olivet … 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 #130: the Wooldridge Monument, Mayfield, Kentucky

The Wooldridge Monument Maplewood Cemetery East Cemetery Street at North 6th Street Mayfield, Kentucky 42066 Telephone: (270) 251-6210 Founded: 1890 Size: 17 feet wide by 33 feet long Number of interments: 1 Once his first and only love died in … 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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