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Churches as graveyards

Not only are abbeys and cathedrals places of worship, but they are also in effect large cemeteries. These huge churches didn’t have graveyards; they WERE the graveyards. 141 more words


Shafter, Texas Cemetery

Thanks to the suggestion from my friend, Jimmie, our group decided to go see the old mining town of Shafter, TX, now pretty much a ghost town.   457 more words


St. Bartholomew's Church Cemetery, Corsham, England

I had about a half-hour to spare before a meeting today at Bath Spa University’s Corsham Court campus. I spied a nearby church spire and thought where there’s a church, there’s probably a cemetery. 158 more words


Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, Part II

I wanted to post more general pictures from Père Lachaise Cemetery in Paris courtesy of my friend, Ben.

I will post one additional entry from Père Lachaise. 72 more words


Guest photos: Père Lachaise Cemetery, Paris, Part I

Another entry for the “cemetery travels of friends” category. What would I do without my friends! Of course I would love to travel to every cemetery in the world, but since that’s not feasible I draw upon my army of friends. 171 more words