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Pinwheels and Tombstones

I have been a lifelong cemetery tourist, seeking out grand historic resting places, as well as obscure little graveyards, in which to wander. In 2012, I took this curious avocation to its next logical step, becoming a certified volunteer tour guide at Laurel Hill Cemetery, a National Historic Landmark in the East Falls neighborhood of Philadelphia. 1,086 more words

The Dead Milkmen! At Laurel Hill!

The Dead Milkmen wrapped up their Laurel Hill Cemetery concert just 24 hours ago. I have spent a good part of today contemplating what a profound experience last night turned out to be. 1,041 more words

Concert Memories

Cemetery of the Week #145: the Ghost of San Francisco's Laurel Hill

Laurel Hill Cemetery
Bounded by Presidio, California, Maple, and Geary Streets
San Francisco, California
Founded: June 28, 1854
Size: 54 acres
Number of interments: 1,473 more words

Cemetery Of The Week

Historic Laurel Hill Cemetery Inaugurates Its 'Hotties' Tour

By Paul Kurtz

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — At Laurel Hill Cemetery this evening, a new tour will focus on scamps and scoundrels, and the women who loved them. 143 more words


Local Instructor Offers Yoga Classes At Laurel Hill Cemetery

By Dan Wing

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Usually people don’t associate hanging out in a cemetery on a Friday night to a good time, but as it turns out, Laurel Hill Cemetery is actually a great place for a Yoga class at sunset. 290 more words


George Gilman and Helen Miller Gilman

This tintype is identified as George and Helen Gilman and was found in the same photo album as the cabinet card of their son, Edgar Miller Gilman (see my blog post on 25 July for more on Edgar). 243 more words

Rescued Photos

The 6th Annual Hearse Show

Last Saturday, Way Gother’s field correspondents braved the sun and heat to check out the 6th Annual Hearse Show at Laurel Hill Cemetery, presented by… 43 more words

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