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Beautiful Dilapidation or Disrespectful Negligence? Mount Moriah Cemetery

Some people I’ve met so far in the Greater Philadelphia area and Delco (short for Delaware County) blanch when they hear the word “Yeadon”.

Yeadon, as it happens, is a fairly nice town, a relatively quiet frontier city at the edge of West Philadelphia staving off townhouse incursion into Delco. 827 more words

History

I Wonder What the Penalty Is For Disobedience?

When the town of Lanjaron, Spain found itself running out of space at its cemetery, the mayor came up with a creative solution: he made dying illegal. 55 more words

Death

Hawkins Family Buried In Richmond Cemetery

Nicholas C. Hawkins, born October 25, 1837, died October 25, 1865.  Melissa W. Hawkins, wife of J. Lawrence Jones, born April 4, 1841, died February 22, 1874… 162 more words

Genealogy Research

North Cemetery, Oxford, MA


A Fairy Rests on a Silver Sphere at North Cemetery in Oxford, MA

Statuary

Morningside Cemetery, Malone, New York

The next stop on our whirlwind North Country tour of July 16, 2015 was the Morningside Cemetery, in Malone, NY. Curiously, as I wrote and researched this post, I found that the cemetery is formed in the shape of a “heart”! 377 more words

Writing

St. George's Cemetery, Southbridge, MA


A Little Girl in Pigtails and Pajamas Prays With Her Dolly Beside Her on the Base of a Tombstone at St. George’s Cemetery in Southbridge, MA

Statuary