Category Archives: Cemetery

Memorial Day Flagging

You may know that I sit on my local historic cemetery commission.  One of the accompanying responsibilities is to flag the headstones of the veterans within the cemeteries.  It’s an honor really. It’s a wonderful feeling to visit these resting … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are some articles that I think you shouldn’t miss.  Hope you enjoy! Mexican Cave Art Offers Peek into Pre-Spanish Past: The rock art, discovered in 2006, has not been accurately dated yet, but proves that there were numerous groups … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

This is actually a roundup of the last two weeks of interesting preservation/cemetery/architecture/archaeology/etc news articles. Hangers Help Archives Director Identify Graves: Who knew a pair of metal clothes hangers could help locate graves and determine gender?  Read the article for … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday (on Friday): Cemetery Image Problems

This is the followup to my previous Thoughts for Thursday in which I asked you about how a particular cemetery near me can improve its image in the public sphere after a spat of illegal dumping, attempted thievery, and vandalism. … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here’s some news that I think you shouldn’t miss, hope you enjoy! Tale of Richard III’s skeleton is filled with drama-and it’s not over yet: I’ve discussed the discovery of King Richard III’s skeleton under a parking lot on Shouldn’t … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here are five shouldn’t miss news articles from the week, enjoy! Museum exhibitions come to movie theaters: Although I think it’s great that this has been and will open up museum exhibitions to new audiences, much like showing operas at … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Thursday: Cemetery Image Problems

Today’s Thoughts for Thursday is on cemetery image problems, and no I don’t mean problems with pictures that you take in a cemetery. Do you know of cemeteries plagued by vandalism, illegal dumping, theft, or worse?  I’m sure that for … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is news from last week that I think you shouldn’t miss, enjoy! Pre-Viking tunic found on glacier as warming trend aids archaeology:  Glaciers are shrinking, and even if some are still debating the underlying cause(s), there have been some … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Knight’s Grave Found Under Car Park: A few weeks ago, I shared articles on King Richard III being found under a parking lot in central England.  This time archaeologists have found a knight in Scotland during an excavation of a … Continue reading

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Shouldn’t Miss News of the Week

Here is a quick wrap-up of news that I think you shouldn’t miss. Enjoy! 300-year-old stolen headstone returned to Boston’s Old North Church: I love being able to feature a good news story about a cemetery, all too often cemetery … Continue reading

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