Posts Tagged ‘cemetery’

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The Home of Peace Memorial Park: Los Angeles

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     Sitting just east from Downtown Los Angeles, on the old streetcar route down Whittier Boulevard, is the Home of Peace Memorial Park.      Back when the red cars used to run down Whittier Blvd, there was a dedicated funeral streetcar that could be hired to travel to the cemetery of your choice, as Whittier […]

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Beth Isreal Cemetery: [Part 2] Markers

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Beth Israel is a packed cemetery. Full of concrete and stones. There is no grass, no open green land, this is a cemetery of a city. Where rows of concrete rectangles sit line after line after line. Like neat row houses standing next to each other up a crowded street. There were two things that […]

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Beth Israel Cemetery: [Part 1] Portraits

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Beth Israel is a tiny cemetery just east of Downtown Los Angeles. On the entrance gate was a small sign advertising headstone replacement photographs. There are a number of headstones that have photographs mounted near the top. They look like over-sized lockets. There is something beautiful and haunting about the faces looking out from the […]

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Seven Photographs: San Gabriel Cemetery

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Tucked into the residential neighborhood of San Marino, an upscale community in the San Gabriel Valley, 20 miles east of Los Angeles is a cemetery. The cemetery is an accurate reflection of the surrounding homes and streets. Quiet, subdued, some might even call it boring. But there are moments, details, that make it interesting, and […]

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Seven Photographs: Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part III]

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Click here to see other photographs from HighGate Cemetery including directions and history.

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Seven Photographs: Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part II]

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Click here to see all the photographs from Highgate Cemetery including directions and history.

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Douglas Adams resting at Highgate Cemetery

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I don’t know what to say. I have listened to Mr. Adams read ‘Last Chance to See’ so many times my girlfriend gets annoyed when I quote it verbatim. My Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy books are falling apart because they are my go-to books when my brain hurts. I planned to stand next to […]

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Seven Photographs: Highgate Cemetery in the Snow [Part I]

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     My aunt, knowing that I love cemeteries, told me to visit Highgate Cemetery. I went looking on the web to see what all the fuss was about. I clicked on the Friends of Highgate Cemetery website and looked at the list of famous interns. The first on the list is probably one of my […]

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Eight Photographs: Snow on Brompton Cemetery, London

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     On a snowy walk, between my Aunt’s house on Fulham Palace Road and The Earl’s Court Underground Station, I randomly came across a cemetery.      After wandering about, I looked up a little of its history.      It was created by an act of Parliament in 1840 along with six other cemeteries. At that […]

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6 Photographs: Fulham Palace Road Cemetery in the Snow

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Just down the road from my Aunt’s house in London is the Fulham Palace Road Cemetery. It had stopped snowing for the afternoon, so I went out wandering with my camera. The last time I was at this cemetery, it was not snowing, Click here to see those photographs,

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Devon: Lympstone Covered with Snow

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My parents live in the small English Village of Lympstone, set up against the River Exe, on the south coast, in the County of Devon. It almost never snows in Lympstone, which was why I was so excited when I woke up horribly early because of jet lag and saw millions of little pieces of […]

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