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Perfectly positioned. A stroll around the historic Christ Church

A beautiful summer’s Sunday seemed like the perfect time to go for a stroll to explore the historic Christ Church in Taitā, Lower Hutt.

It is the oldest church in the Wellington region, 160 years! 267 more words

History

Laid to Rest


The Lloyd Mausoleum in the graveyard at Aughrim, County Roscommon: a church dating from 1744 (and described by Samuel Lewis in 1837 as ‘a neat plain building with a small spire’) stood adjacent until 1955 when it was demolished. 70 more words

Architectural History

How About a Howe Sit? The Tradition of Early Germanic Grave-Sitting

Are you the type to enjoy a stroll through the cool, dark cemetery, taking refuge under the yews, perhaps picnicking beside the grave of a loved one or a lonesome stranger? 411 more words

Death And Mourning

Retracing Buffy the Vampire slayers steps (sort of...) - wandering around the Punta Arenas Cemetery 

Is it just me, or are graveyards full of intrigue, mystery and totally interesting places? I thought I loved walking around cemeteries already, but when I heard the Punta Arenas one is in the top ten attractions of the city (weird huh? 366 more words

Travel

VERY WARM INVITATION

We value the input of all residents and others with links to the village into our discussions on the Saron Project. You are warmly invited to next week’s meeting.

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Freedom comes with a price - Marietta National Cemetery

Last Sunday I was driving through Marietta  and realized I had never gone to the Marietta National Cemetery located at 500 Washington Ave NE, Marietta, GA 30060. 78 more words

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