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Celtic crosses

These are in the churchyard of Christ Church, Lochgilphead, the local Episcopalian place of worship. The sun was low in the west as I was going in for a choir rehearsal.

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Events Signal Opening of 18th Century African Burial Ground Memorial

In October of 2003, while working on infrastructure upgrades on Chestnut Street, workers uncovered coffins with the remains of a forgotten group of people. Upon further excavation and investigation, it was discovered there were about two-hundred of these coffins. 246 more words

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GRASSES WAVE ABOVE -- HAIKU -- 04162015

GRASSES WAVE ABOVE

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Choctaw burial ground —

bone dry grasses wave above

unknown bones below

© Copyright 2015-2016 Ron Evans

Poetry

Southern Burial Ground

TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN.–The Trustee’s of Baltimore City Station give notice that Mr. JOSEPH SHANE has been appointed Superintendent of the Southern Burial Ground of the Methodist E Church.

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Cemetery

Vandalism - Glendy Cemetery (1873)

Vandalism — It is discovered that within the past few nights several of the old family vaults in the burial ground at the head of Broadway of the old Glendy congregation, known as the Second Presbyterian church, have had their locks and doors wrested off and the coffins broken, and the bones scattered around in the vaults.

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Baltimore

Corporation fails to provide more land for catholic burials

PRATIBHA RAWAL

CHENNAI: More than six months ago Catholic priests complained to the Chennai Corporation about the shortage of land for cemeteries in the city. However, the authorities concerned still do not have concrete any plan to address the problem. 561 more words

A tomb with a view - Memento mori

Memento mori  – remember that you have to die. A sentiment that just fits right in with the dour Scots sense of mortality.

Typically this is represented by a skull, cross bones and an hourglass. 523 more words

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