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Grave Matters: Avian Cemetery Art

Many people tend to be creeped out by graveyards and memorial gardens, especially around Halloween and the Day of the Dead. Yet these places can have the opposite effect, awakening in visitors a newfound sense of the sacred and beautiful, offering an intimate perspective on history, and stoking spiritual contemplation. 858 more words


St. Luke's Cemetery, Westborough, MA

A Sweet Little Angel Converses With a Songbird Sitting in the Palm of Her Hand as She Kneels Upon a Flat Granite Grave Marker at St. 6 more words


Lotta – the dachshund with the waggiest tail…….Knebworth House’s pet cemetery

As you enter the formal gardens at Knebworth, please take a moment to visit  the eternally slumbering residents of its pet cemetery which is nearby.   Although not signposted it does appear on the Knebworth map.Most stately homes have one if you know where to look and they give another insight into the lives of the owners and the animals who shared their lives however briefly. 504 more words

Pet Cemeteries

Amy Johnson Crow: How FindAGrave Could – and Should – Be Made Better

From Amy Johnson Crow, a must-read for genealogists: How FindAGrave Could – and Should – Be Made Better. “Cemeteries have a special place in the hearts of many genealogists, including me. 32 more words

Research & Opinion

Sacred Heart Cemetery, Webster, MA

The Depiction of a Lamb on the Top of a Tombstone (Such as This One Found at Sacred Heart Cemetery in Webster, MA) Traditionally Indicates the Grave of a Child