A cemetery survey is compiling a complete description, location, layout and index of a cemetery and all the memorial markers within. Learn the steps to start your own cemetery survey project.
Stories Behind Some of the World's Most Fascinating Gravestones
Founded in 1789, New Orleans' St. Louis No. 1 is our most visited cemetery, full of legends and prominent citizens. These are the stories of some of the most popular tombs.
Abandoned cemeteries, neglected graveyards, and ruined grave sites dishonor our ancestors. Creative nonfiction piece explores how often the concept of perpetual care is a lie.
Have you ever gone by a cemetery or particular marker and wondered who that person was?
Between 100,000 and 150,000 people are buried in anonymous graves in the center of New Orleans- and you'd hardly know it! Plus a ghost story...
A great way to find new clues while researching your family history is to visit old cemeteries. A lot of regions may not have death records available, so gravesites are the next best thing for finding out vital...
Carrollton's dubious distinction is being the only graveyard in New Orleans' history divided by race.Ironically the "white" section is falling apart while the "black" one is still actively cared for.
Rosebank is near Mulberry, Kansas in the southeastern corner of Kansas and close to the eastern border. See the Census, links to photos, and actual cemetery listings, including Civil War Vets.
A complete list of internments at the Valley View Cemetery, located near Dunlap, Iowa. Thanks to Ken Dunham for the list, and for all the work he and his family do at Valley View.