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Brass Doors Stolen From Mausoleums In Brockton Cemetery

BROCKTON (CBS) – It was no Halloween hoax.

Some grave robbers actually went to the Union Cemetery in Brockton and stole the heavy brass doors off five mausoleums Wednesday night. 233 more words

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The Jaunty Major-General

http://wwwx.dowling.edu/library/new/GeorgeMunkenbeck.mp3

His full name was about as long and storied as his career: Philippe Regis Denis de Keredern de Trobriand. He was a Baron, a novelist, a painter, a gardener,  a member of the Garde Lafayette (Fifty-fifth New York), a hero of Gettysburg, and summertime resident of Bayport. 98 more words

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Union Cemetery - Calgary: Part Four

I know, I know.  I can just imagine you looking at the blog post title, throwing up your arms in despair and saying, “She’s talking about graves. 600 more words

History

Union Cemetery - Calgary: Part Three

I first moved to Calgary when the city was little more than one hundred years old. Coming from a country where a ‘new’ bridge built to replace an ‘old’ one could still be 500 years old, it didn’t seem to me that a place like Calgary could have much history. 471 more words

History

My Reflections of Oshawa

By Jill Passmore, Visitor Experience Co-ordinator

I grew up on the west side of Oshawa, very close to the Whitby border. There have been many changes in that area in the last 30 years. 299 more words

Oshawa Community Museum

Lives, Legacies, and Legends of the Calgary Fire Brigade

Hello All! I am Kesia Kvill, one of the Museum’s summer students. I am finishing off my BA Hon. in History this summer as a Co-op Student at The Firefighters Museum of Calgary. 302 more words

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