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World’s Most Beautiful Cemeteries

1. Cimitero di San Michele, Venice, Italy

The isle of San Michele, situated in the Venice lagoon a short boat ride from the city, was first made into a cemetery in 1807. 663 more words

Naples Highlights - No. 1-5

So I thought its about time I got round to finishing up writing about my highlights of Naples from this summer before it stops being summer! 663 more words

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New Kindle Book - Gethsemani Abbey Public Cemetery List

A new Kindle book available at Amazon – Gethsemani Abbey Public Cemetery List.  In the early days of the abbey, located in rural Nelson County, Kentucky, the families that lived around it were very involved there – working there at times, going to church there, and many wanted to be buried there.  51 more words

Genealogy Research

Grave of the Week: James Darrell

Bermuda’s historic district is located in the town of St. George, on the northeastern tip of the island. This is where the first settlers landed in the 1600s, and where the majority of them remained for another 200 years. 823 more words

Graves

Hope Cemetery, Worcester, MA


A Mourning Dove Seen Perched Atop a Statue of a Woman Holding a Garland of Flowers at Hope Cemetery in Worcester, MA

Statuary

The Price of Death - Price Tags on Display

I’m genuinely fascinated by modern death, including spaces, buildings, monuments and material culture. In fact, I’ve written a handful of academic articles on the ‘contemporary archaeology of death’. 857 more words

Archaeologies Of Death And Memory

The Lollipop Cemetery

Such an undignified name for such a solemn place: the Shaker cemetery in Harvard, Massachusetts, one remnant of the industrious community of Shaker non-genealogical families that resided in this beautiful Massachusetts town from 1769 until the First World War. 551 more words

History