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Cemetery Raine By Lynn R. Reynolds
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Raine Thorquist is an historian with the St. Louis County Historical Society and has just taken on a new project: conducting a survey of all of the cemeteries in the rather large county. She... More > enlists the help of some volunteers who are, well, a little different. Along the way they run into a group of cemetery thieves intent on stealing statues and stained glass from the dead. Raine decides she must put a stop to it because that's what happens when young girls are subjected to Nancy Drew at a young age. What follows is, of course, mayhem. Raine gets into trouble with her bosses at the historical society, the local police and her friends. But she will not stop until she stops the band of merry theives, because robbing from the dead is just plain icky.< Less
Milltown Cemetery By Glenravel Project
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A Brief History of this Famous West Belfast Graveyard
Cemetery Journal By Minda Powers-Douglas
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If you spend your free time in cemeteries, you’re probably a taphophile (someone with a passion for cemeteries). And if you’re a taphophile, the odds are good that you enjoy researching... More > them. From genealogists to historical researchers, this journal will help you keep track of all your cemetery information, grave by grave and cemetery by cemetery.< Less
Cemetery Journal By Minda Powers-Douglas
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If you spend your free time in cemeteries, you’re probably a taphophile (someone with a passion for cemeteries). And if you’re a taphophile, the odds are good that you enjoy researching... More > them. From genealogists to historical researchers, this journal will help you keep track of all your cemetery information, grave by grave and cemetery by cemetery.< Less
Livermore Cemeteries By The Livermore-Amador Genealogical Society
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This book contains over 5800 names of people buried in the four cemeteries of Livermore: Roselawn, St. Michael's Catholic, Memory Gardens, and Oak Knoll - a pioneer cemetery that has been abandoned.... More > 1988. Indexed. Online in full text at http://www.l-ags.org/cem_liv/livintro.html. Reprinted on paper in 2012.< Less
Oaklawn Cemetery By Elke Leinwand
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Established in the mid 19th century, Oaklawn Cemetery holds not only pieces of our history but stepping stones into the future. Established for 'white and slave, rich and poor', Oaklawn Cemetery... More > represents human footprints through history and pandemics.< Less
History and Stories of the McHenry County Cemeteries By Laurel Mellien
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Take a journey through the cemeteries and burial grounds of McHenry County, Illinois. Explore the history of ninety-eight cemeteries located within the county. Discover evidence contained in history... More > books of the Native American burial grounds that once existed. Stories of the early residents published in the local newspapers present spine-tingling tales of accidents, suicide, and murder. The book is an engaging resource for anyone visiting the cemeteries or delving into the history of McHenry County.< Less
The History of London's Highgate Cemetery (article) By Alissa Hall
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Learn the history behind London's famous Highgate Cemetery, and discover the infamous legend of the Highgate Vampire.
Parisian Cemeteries: A Guide and History for Tourists By James Read, Terry Hall
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Paris has been the center of western civilization for a thousand years, and it has left behind traces of those years in its famous cemeteries. Come with Jim and Terry and visit, either in person or... More > virtually, Paris' beautiful and fascinating cemeteries. In the book you'll visit not only the most famous cemeteries, but also many of the lesser known places where Paris' dead are entombed. Along the way you'll visit the final resting places of Jim Morrison, Louis Braille, Victor Hugo, Napoleon, Serge Gainsbourg, Charles Baudelaire and many more artists, politicians, soldiers, and historical figures, learning about their fascinating lives--and deaths.< Less
Our History In Stone: The New England Cemetery Dictionary By Christina Eriquez
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For more than 350 years New England has been known as one of the foundations of American arts and culture. Some of our countries greatest artists have left their mark in small towns from Maine to... More > Connecticut, and some of the most important artwork is forever on display in the most inconspicuous of places, carved into our history for future generations to see. A simple flower, a morbid skeleton or an ornate sailboat, mysterious symbols from the past, but what do they mean? Unlock the meanings behind these symbols and discover the world of the artists who carved them. This comprehensive visual guide is packed with 300 pictures from cemeteries located all over New England. Superstitious? Learn about the historic superstitions of old New Englanders. Is that cricket chirping just a soothing sound, or an eerie foreshadowing of death? This is Our History In Stone, The New England Cemetery Dictionary.< Less