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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 #85: the Gravesite of Emperor Norton

Woodlawn Memorial Park 1000 El Camino Real Colma, California 94014 Telephone: (650) 755-1727 Established: 1904 Size: 57 acres Number of interments: 90,000+ In early San Francisco, when many men arrived without family or friends, they joined fraternal organizations. Among the … Continue reading

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New York Cemetery Explorations with Atlas Obscura

Sunday, October 14 Catacombs and Other Curiosities: A Walk in Green-Wood Cemetery Autumn Cemetery Exploration Series – Join Atlas Obscura resident cemetery expert Allison Meier for an exploration of some of Green-Wood Cemetery’s more offbeat corners, such as the rarely … Continue reading

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Cemetery of the Week #74: Woodlawn Cemetery

Woodlawn Cemetery 19975 Woodward Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48203 Telephone: (313) 368-0010 Founded: 1895 Size: 140 acres Number of interments: 71,000 Open: Monday to Friday 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. On Sundays, 10 a.m. to … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Free Spirit

We met in 8th grade, when she sat behind me in History class.  We didn’t really become friends until 9th grade, when she noticed I was reading the Star Wars novelization while waiting for my mom to pick me up … Continue reading

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