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A year in the death of one man: Graveyard as a state of being

I’ve been thinking about the beginning, how one special friend encouraged me to rethink this project, and how that decision shaped what I know about William. 361 more words


St. Luke's Cemetery, Westborough, MA

Somewhat Similar in Appearance to Either a Cupid or a Cherub, a Putto (Such as This One Found on a Gravestone at St. Luke’s Cemetery) Looks Like a Small Boy, Usually Chubby Faced, Often Winged, and Almost Always Nude


Watchdogs Take To Social Media To Blast Olivehurst Cemetery Conditions

OLIVEHURST (CBS13) – A group that calls themselves the “grave posse” is pushing for better maintenance of the gravesites at Sierra View Memorial Park.

“It has been years of complaining,” Christine Giusto said. 291 more words


Life in a Cemetery

We tend to think of cemeteries as dark and miserable places where ghouls and vampires take their rest. Before encountering Fourways Memorial Park, I never knew that a Cemetery could be a beautiful place of rest, that one could find so much peace in a Cemetery. 208 more words


Lone Rat and Cub #2

Every Saturday morning I take my child on a walk through a cemetery in part because this is where my wife said I should go and in part because at sunrise on a Saturday morning my look is more drifter than doting father. 384 more words


Open Database of Historic Cemeteries

In development: an open database of historic cemeteries. “The MAP project’s interface will be an open-access website with a database of monumental records, a curated collection of research projects (connecting data to methods and interpretations), and an interactive means of contributing data and commenting on research. 95 more words

New Resources

Forest Hills Cemetery, Jamaica Plain, MA

Daniel Chester French’s Famous Memorial (Located at Forest Hills Cemetery in Jamaica Plain) for His Fellow Sculptors, James and Martin Milmore, Depicts the Angel of Death Stilling the Hand of a Young Artist (the Sphinx, That He’s Working on, Is a Reference to the Granite Memorial to Union Soldiers Sculpted by the Milmore Brothers, Which Can Still Be Seen Today at Mount Auburn Cemetery in Cambridge, MA)