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Finding Graves on Vacation

At the end of September I spent a week in Vermont. Before the trip, I took a look at local cemeteries on Findagrave.com and picked a few to visit in between days spent mountain biking and enjoying the local scenery. 174 more words


Okopowa: Warsaw’s Jewish Cemetery, All Souls Day 2014

November is the month when I think about death the most. It starts with the Catholic holidays All Saints Day (November 1) and All Souls Day (November 2). 1,524 more words


15 Minutes of Horror with Guy De Maupassant's "Was it a Dream?"

Life is hectic.  Sometimes, I need a quick horror fix.  So I picked up my coveted horror anthology and looked for a story that wasn’t too long.  716 more words


War, art and... humanity - I World War cemeteries in Western Galicia

A century ago, during the I World War, a great military offensive took place in the area of Gorlice and in Beskid Niski mountains. Thousands of soldiers of the multinational armies (Austro-Hungarian, Prussian, Russian) gave their lives away and found their peace somewhere between forests and meadows… Not a long time after the battle many people in Austro-Hungary discussed the problem of buring… 358 more words


Maddox Couple Buried At Moffett Cemetery

Michael Maddox, born November 9, 1789, died January 9, 1838.  Celia Maddox, born August 9, 1789, died October 26, 1877.  Moffett Cemetery, Trimble County, Kentucky.

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Mount Vernon Cemetery, West Boylston, MA

A Small Owl, Bejeweled With Rhinestones, Roosts at Midday on the Base of a Tombstone at Mount Vernon Cemetery in West Boylston, MA


Reburials at Mount Moriah Cemetery

In late October I had the privilege of joining members of the Daughters of the American Revolution, local university students, and other volunteers in reclaiming section 112 of Mount Moriah Cemetery on the Yeadon side. 109 more words