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A cemetery or graveyard is a place where the remains of dead people are buried or otherwise interred. The word cemetery implies that ...

Our First Public Parks: The Forgotten History of Cemeteries - The ...

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Mar 16, 2011 ... From tiny plots to wide-open "rural cemeteries" and modern "memorial parks," the evolving design of cities of the dead.

Burial Customs and Cemeteries in American History - National Park ...

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town cemeteries and burial grounds whose creation and continuity reflect the broad spectrum of the community's history and culture;; family burial plots that ...

History of the Cemetery- Cemeteries: The Funeral Source

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History of the Cemetery By Definition a Cemetery is place or ground set aside for burying the dead. The word was first applied to the early Christian catacombs.

Cemeteries and Cemetery Reform - rituals, world, burial, body ...

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Throughout history almost all societies have employed different practices for disposing of and commemorating the dead. One such form is the cemetery.

For History Buffs: A Map of Washington's Cemeteries - Curbed DC

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Aug 6, 2013 ... Memorial Day has long since come and gone but that doesn't make the history of D.C.'s cemeteries any less fascinating. That one across the ...

Cemetery - New World Encyclopedia

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History. The grave of an infant at Horton, Northants. The term cemetery was first ... The first Christian examples of cemeteries outside of a ...

History of African-American Cemeteries - SCIway

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It might seem that a good place to begin our exploration of African-American cemeteries is in Africa. Understanding how African groups buried their dead might ...

History - National Cemetery Administration

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This page provides information on the history of the VA's National Cemetery Administration, which honors the military service of our Nation's veterans.

History and Development of the National Cemetery Administration

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History and Development of the. National Cemetery Administration. National cemeteries were first developed in the United States during the Civil War. Due to  ...

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FROM BEYOND THE GRAVE: CEMETERY HISTORY

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Death is the final darkness at the end of life. It has been both feared and worshipped since the beginnings of history. For this reason, our civilization has ...

City of the Silent - History of Cemeteries - Alsirat.com

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(Orthodox Christian cemeteries maintain this tradition.) If the hiding of the dead body was not, at first, a ritualized attempt to renew the deceased through planting  ...

Cemetery Information | History Detectives | PBS

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Researching a cemetery can be lots of work but very informative and ... The shape and material of the stone, its design, and the inscription are all clues to history.