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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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Thoughts For Thursday: Cemetery Trees

This Thoughts for Thursday was inspired by a Facebook post by I think Headstone Haven a while back, which included an article about a centuries-old tree that was going to be cut down to save a headstone. Sorry, I don’t … Continue reading

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Pocasset Cemetery Cleanup and Stone Resetting

On Saturday, I had the pleasure of volunteering at Pocasset Cemetery in Cranston, Rhode Island for a cemetery cleanup and to reset some toppled stones.  Earlier in October, the dedicated individuals who regularly volunteer at the cemetery and serve on … Continue reading

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In Honor of “Visit a Cemetery Day”

A busy day prepping for Hurricane Sandy prevented me from heading out to visit a cemetery today.  I have been wanting to post a few pictures of a graveyard I visited two weeks ago, so in honor of “Visit a … Continue reading

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More on QR Codes in Cemeteries

It’s not often that I feel rather ahead of the curve, but when it comes to at least talking about QR Codes at cemeteries I do.  Although I can find a couple of articles prior to the NBC article I … Continue reading

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A Cemetery Surprise

This is an example of a cemetery exploration that resulted in having a few spare minutes and making another person take me to a cemetery to look around (thanks mom!).  This cemetery is the Quidnessett Memorial Cemetery in North Kingstown, … Continue reading

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QR Codes in Cemeteries Update

I want to thank everyone who read, tweeted, Facebooked, linked back to, and responded to my last blog post on QR Codes.  I have enjoyed interacting with all of you and will respond to some of you soon, perhaps even … Continue reading

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QR Codes in Cemeteries

I’m currently working on Post 2 on the vacant lot on Main Street. I’m doing some stuff on Google Earth for it, so get ready, and expect it in the next few days. In the meantime, I stumbled upon this … Continue reading

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Cemetery Exploration: Adena

Soon after visiting the cemetery in Piqua, OH, I got the chance to see the Worthington Family Cemetery at the Adena Mansion in Chilicothe. It has an interesting history, but first a picture. Really not much to look at. Here … Continue reading

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